[mag-uh t] /ˈmæg ət/
a soft-bodied, legless larva of certain flies.
Archaic. an odd fancy; whim.
the soft limbless larva of dipterous insects, esp the housefly and blowfly, occurring in decaying organic matter
(rare) a fancy or whim
late 15c., probably an unexplained variant of Middle English maðek, from Old English maða “maggot, grub,” from Proto-Germanic *mathon (cf. Old Norse maðkr, Old Saxon matho, Middle Dutch, Dutch made, Old High German mado, German Made, Gothic maþa “maggot”). Figurative use “whim, fancy, crotchet” is 1620s, from the notion of a maggot in the brain.
maggot mag·got (māg’ət)
The legless, soft-bodied, wormlike larva of any of various flies of the order Diptera, often found in decaying matter.
A white person; ofay: Maggot: street slang for anyone white (1980s+ Black)
enough to gag a maggot
abuse /mag’*t-boks/ An even more derogatory term than Macintrash. [Jargon File] (1995-01-25)
[mag-uh-tee] /ˈmæg ə ti/ adjective 1. infested with , as food. 2. Archaic. having queer notions; full of whims. 3. Australian Slang. angry; bad-tempered. /ˈmæɡətɪ/ adjective 1. relating to, resembling, or ridden with maggots 2. (slang) very drunk 3. (Austral, slang) annoyed, angry
[mag-hem-ahyt, mag-uh-mahyt] /mægˈhɛm aɪt, ˈmæg əˌmaɪt/ noun, Mineralogy. 1. a strongly magnetic dimorph of hematite.
/ˈmæhərəˌfɛlt/ noun 1. a district of N Northern Ireland, in Co Londonderry. Pop: 40 837 (2003 est). Area: 572 sq km (221 sq miles)