Madame to Magic
(||Ma`dame") n.; pl. Mesdames [F., fr. ma my (L. mea) + dame dame. See Dame, and
cf. Madonna.] My lady; a French title formerly given to ladies of quality; now, in France, given to all
married women. Chaucer.
(Mad"-ap`ple) n. (Bot.) See Eggplant.
(Mad"brain`) a. Hot-headed; rash. Shak. n. A rash or hot- headed person.
(Mad"brained`) a. Disordered in mind; hot-headed. Shak.
1. Inclined to wild sports; delighting in rash, absurd, or dangerous amusements. "The merry madcap
2. Wild; reckless. "Madcap follies" Beau. & Fl.
(Mad"cap`), n. A person of wild behavior; an excitable, rash, violent person. Shak.
(Mad"den) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Maddened ; p. pr. & vb. n. Maddening.] To make mad; to
drive to madness; to craze; to excite violently with passion; to make very angry; to enrage.
(Mad"den), v. i. To become mad; to act as if mad.
They rave, recite, and madden round the land.Pope.
(Mad"der) n. [OE. mader, AS. mædere; akin to Icel. maðra.] (Bot.) A plant of the genus Rubia
The root is much used in dyeing red, and formerly was used in medicine. It is cultivated in France and
Holland. See Rubiaceous.
Madder is sometimes used in forming pigments, as lakes, etc., which receive their names from their
colors; as. madder yellow.
Field madder, an annual European weed (Sherardia arvensis) resembling madder. Indian madder
, the East Indian Rubia cordifolia, used in the East for dyeing; called also munjeet. Wild madder,
Rubia peregrina of Europe; also the Galium Mollugo, a kind of bedstraw.
(Mad"der*wort`) n. (Bot.) A name proposed for any plant of the same natural order (Rubiaceæ)
as the madder.
(Mad"ding) a. Affected with madness; raging; furious. Mad"ding*ly, adv. [Archaic]
Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife.Gray.
The madding wheelsMilton.
Of brazen chariots raged.
(Mad"dish) a. Somewhat mad. Beau. & Fl.
(Made) n. (Zoöl.) See Mad, n.
(Made) imp. & p. p. of Make.
Made up. (a) Complete; perfect. "A made up villain." Shak. (b) Falsely devised; fabricated; as, a made
up story. (c) Artificial; as, a made up figure or complexion.
(Made), a. Artificially produced; pieced together; formed by filling in; as, made ground; a made
mast, in distinction from one consisting of a single spar.