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ˈmæs imassy

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  1. massyadjective

    Heavy; massive.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. MASSIVE, MASSYadjective

    Heavy; weighty; ponderous; bulky; continuous.

    Etymology: massif, French.

    If you would hurt,
    Your swords are now too massy for your strength,
    And will not be uplifted. William Shakespeare, Tempest.

    Perhaps these few stones and sling, used with invocation of the Lord of Hosts, may countervail the massive armour of the uncircumcised Philistine. Government of the Tongue.

    No sideboards then with gilded plate were press’d,
    No sweating slaves with massive dishes dress’d. Dryden.

    The more gross and massive parts of the terrestrial globe, the strata of stone, owe their present order to the deluge. John Woodward, Nat. Hist.

    If these liquors or glasses were so thick and massy that no light could get through them, I question not but that they would, like all other opaque bodies, appear of one and the same colour in all positions of the eye. Isaac Newton, Opticks.

    Th’ intrepid Theban hears the bursting sky,
    Sees yawning rocks in massy fragments fly,
    And views astonish’d from the hills afar,
    The floods descending, and the wat’ry war. Alexander Pope, Statius.

    Swift the signal giv’n,
    They start away, and sweep the massy mound
    That runs around the hill. James Thomson, Spring.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Massy

    compacted into, or consisting of, a mass; having bulk and weight ot substance; ponderous; bulky and heavy; weight; heavy; as, a massy shield; a massy rock

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. MASSY

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Massy is ranked #79338 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Massy surname appeared 240 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Massy.

    67% or 161 total occurrences were White.
    23.7% or 57 total occurrences were Black.
    5% or 12 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2% or 5 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of massy in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of massy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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