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 Maca’ber.Macaire (2 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Macad’amise (4 syl.).
 
Using broken stones for road metal, and making the road convex instead of concave; a method introduced by Sir John L. Macadam (1756–1836).   1
 


 Maca’ber.Macaire (2 syl.). 

 
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