In pharmacy, a soft solid preparation, containing a medicinal substance, of such consistency that it can readily be made into pills; there are two massae official in the U.S.P.
In the civil law. A mass; an unwrought substance, such as gold or silver, before it is wrought into cups or other articles. Dig. 47, 2, 52, 14; Fleta, lib. 2, c. 00, 17, 22
mas'Ã¤, n. a negro corruption of master.
Mass-m. Carnea Jacobi Sylvii, see Flexor longus digitorum pedis profundus perforans-m. de Dactylis, Paste. date-m. de Extracto glycyrrhizae, Pasta glycyrrhizae, & c.-m. de Gummi Arabico, Paste, marshmallow- m. de Zizyphorum fructu, Paste of jujubes.
L. for Mass: chiefly a plastic mass to be made into pills.