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c. 1610, (w), ''The Misery of Invasive War''
- If divided by mountains, they will fight for the mastery of the passages of the tops.
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(RQ:Spenser Faerie Queene)
- The voice of them that shout for mastery.
- Every man that striveth for the mastery is temperate in all things.
- O, but to ha' gulled him / Had been a mastery.
The act or process of mastering; the state of having mastered; expertise.
- He (..)could attain to a mastery in all languages.
- The learning and mastery of a tongue, being unpleasant in itself, should not be cumbered with other difficulties.
1623, John Speed, ''The Historie of Great Britain Under the Conquests of the Romans, Saxons, Danes and Normans'' (page 596)
- (..) pastimes of wrestling, and like ma(long )teries betweene the ''Citizens of London'' and others of the ''Suburbes'' (..)
1936, John Clayton, ''The Anger of the North'' (page 69)
- Rury has given the word for some rare sport — a bout of games and masteries between me and Marcos Serkman to prove which is the better man.
1929, Delphian Society, ''Delphian Text'' (volume 7, page 441): ''Paolo and Francesca''
- Come, Paolo, we two have never held / A mastery between us — tell me out!
The philosopher's stone.