Definition of M:
- A brand or stigma, having the shape of an M, formerly impressed on one convicted of manslaughter and admitted to the benefit of clergy.
- A quadrat, the face or top of which is a perfect square.
- As a numeral, stands for one thousand, both in English and Latin.
- M, the thirteenth letter of the English alphabet, is a vocal consonant, and from the manner of its formation, is called the labio- nasal consonant. See Guide to Pronunciation, 178- 180, 242.
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