What does the word ma mean?

Usage examples for ma

  1. I'm agoin' to give ma two dollars a week and bank the rest." – Amarilly of Clothes-line Alley by Belle K. Maniates
  2. " On ma oath, your Leddyship. – Adventures of Bindle by Herbert George Jenkins
  3. I'm sure your ma won't say nothin', was her last remark as she pushed the swing- door and vanished into the house, followed by Peter. – The Getting of Wisdom by Henry Handel Richardson