a company, chartered in England in 1629 to establish a colony on Massachusetts Bay, that founded Boston in 1630.
[mas-uh-ker] /ˈmæs ə kər/ noun 1. the unnecessary, indiscriminate killing of a large number of human beings or animals, as in barbarous warfare or persecution or for revenge or plunder. 2. a general slaughter, as of persons or animals: the massacre of millions during the war. 3. Informal. a crushing defeat, especially in sports. verb […]
- Massacre of the innocents
noun 1. the slaughter of all the young male children of Bethlehem at Herod’s command in an attempt to destroy Jesus (Matthew 2:16–18)
[muh-sahzh, -sahj or, esp. British, mas-ahzh] /məˈsɑʒ, -ˈsɑdʒ or, esp. British, ˈmæs ɑʒ/ noun 1. the act or art of treating the body by rubbing, kneading, patting, or the like, to stimulate circulation, increase suppleness, relieve tension, etc. 2. Slang. attentive or indulgent treatment; pampering: ego massage. verb (used with object), massaged, massaging. 3. to […]
noun 1. a commercial establishment providing massages. 2. a commercial establishment providing sexual services under the guise of offering massages. massage parlor n. An establishment that offers therapeutic massage. noun phrase A place that provides sexual services under the guise of legitimate body massage; rap club (1970s+)