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Ms.

also Ms  (mĭz)
n. pl. Mses. also Mses also Mss. or Mss (mĭz′ĭz)
1. Used as a courtesy title before the surname or full name of a woman or girl: Ms. Doe; Ms. Jane Doe. See Usage Note at miss2.
2. Used in informal titles for a woman to indicate the epitomizing of an attribute or activity: Ms. Fashionable; Ms. Volleyball.

[Blend of Miss and Mrs.]

MS.

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ms.

abbreviation forpl MSS. or mss.
(Journalism & Publishing) manuscript
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ms. - a form of address for a womanMs. - a form of address for a woman  
form of address, title of respect, title - an identifying appellation signifying status or function: e.g. `Mr.' or `General'; "the professor didn't like his friends to use his formal title"
Translations

MS.

ms. (MSS., mss. (pl)) abbr =manuscriptms

ms.

مللي ثانية paní nebo slečna frk. Frau Κα Sra. Melle titula za žensku osobu koja ne određuje bračni status signora 未婚・既婚にかかわらず、女性に対する敬称 ...씨(여성) Mej frk panna Sra. женщина, чье семейное положение неизвестно fr ตัวย่อรวมของคำที่ใช้เรียกหญิงที่แต่งงานและไม่ได้แต่งงาน Bayan 女士
References in classic literature ?
the second printed edition of the collection of the Fables made by Planudes, was issued from the printing-press of Robert Stephens, in which were inserted some additional fables from a MS.
1776, a Dissertation on Babrias, and a collection of his fables in choliambic meter found in a MS.
The balloon was exhausted and secured without trouble ; and when the MS.
One or two friends to whom I showed these papers in MS.
I am free to say that, in your place, I should throw the MS.
We have no official statement of the facts which the reader will find recorded in the next chapter, but they have been carefully collated from letters and other MS.
Of my materials I have but little to say They may be chiefly found in the singular Anglo-Norman MS.
Some time ago, when spending a delightful week-end at the ancestral castle of my dear old friend, the Duke of Weatherstonhope (pronounced Wop), I came across an old black-letter MS.
Fourtou and his second; then a carriage containing two poet-orators who did not believe in God, and these had MS.
BioMS Medical Corp (TSX: MS), Edmonton, Canada, a leading developer of products for the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS), has received clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of its Investigational New Drug Application (IND) for the initiation of a pivotal phase III clinical trial to investigate the use of MBP8298 as a treatment for patients with secondary progressive MS.
More than a thousand people attended the Society's 2006 National Conference this November to gain momentum in our drive toward a world free of MS.
The research reported here stems from a doctoral dissertation which was a case study of a middle grades mathematics teacher, Ms.