• Made

    Pronunciation

    • IPA: /meɪ̯d/
    • Rhymes: -eɪd
    • Homophones: maid

    Origin 1

    From Middle English mathe, from Old English maþu, maþa ("maggot, worm, grub"), from Proto-Germanic *maþô ("maggot"), from Proto-Indo-European *mot-, *mat- ("worm, grub, caterpillar, moth"). Cognate with Scots mathe, maithe ("maggot"), Dutch made ("maggot"), German Made ("maggot"). More at maggot.

    Alternative forms

    Full definition of made

    Noun

    made

    (plural mades)
    1. (UK dialectal or obsolete) A maggot or grub.

    Related terms

    Origin 2

    From Middle English made, makede, makode and maad, mad, maked, from Old English macode and macod, ġemacod, from macian ("to make"). More at make.

    Verb

    made
    1. made

      (past of make)
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