mater

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an informal use of the Latin word for mother

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I am forced to admit that even though I had traveled a long distance to place Bowen Tyler's manuscript in the hands of his father, I was still a trifle skeptical as to its sincerity, since I could not but recall that it had not been many years since Bowen had been one of the most notorious practical jokers of his alma mater.
Tell the mater I shall be home to dinner, Geraldine.
Even those that were well were sure that it was only a mater of days when the sickness would catch them and carry them off.
The mater will be delighted to see you again--after all those years," he added.
The mater will be very glad to see you," he mumbled.
Lady Carey," he said, "they're all gone but the mater and I.