Definitions

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  • n. mother, mum

Etymologies

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Examples

  • She won't put up with any mamsie pamsie behavior — not since my "accident".

    French Word-A-Day:

  • She won't put up with any mamsie pamsie behavior—not since my "accident".

    French Word-A-Day:

  • But the thinkin 'place and the part of her that used to say' Joan, darlin ',' and 'Darby, my son,' in such a cuddlin 'kind of voice, and -- and -- why, just all the lovin' bit of mamsie is up in heaven!

    Two Little Travellers A Story for Girls

  • "It is I, mamsie!" he shouted, in what he meant to be his usual voice; but to a sensitive ear -- and what ear is so sensitive as a mother's?

    Agatha Webb

  • And, indeed, Sweetwater was more than usually voluble that morning, -- perhaps because he could not bear his mother's satisfied smile; and when he went out of the house it was with a laugh and a cheery "Good-bye, mamsie" that was in spiking contrast to the irrepressible exclamation of grief which escaped him when the door was closed between them.

    Agatha Webb

  • "Oh, we could, mamsie," said Polly, eagerly, running up to her; "for Ben knows; and he says we can do it."

    Five Little Peppers and How They Grew

  • At last she drew near: "I'm tired; do, mamsie, take me!"

    Five Little Peppers and How They Grew

  • It was going on towards the middle of the night when Phronsie, whose exciting dreams of mamsie and the boys wouldn't let her rest quietly, woke up; and in the very first flash she thought of her cushion.

    Five Little Peppers and How They Grew

  • "Oh, no, mamsie," cried Polly, feeling as if she could fly to the ends of the earth to atone, and longing beside for the brisk walk down town.

    Five Little Peppers and How They Grew

  • "He means mamsie won't get here till afternoon," said Polly, catching her up and kissing her; "then I guess you'll be awake, Phronsie, pet."

    Five Little Peppers and How They Grew

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