Verb. From Middle English made, makede, makode (preterite) and maad, mad, maked (past participle), from Old English macode (first and third person preterite) and macod, gemacode, ġemacod (past participle), from macian (“to make”). More at make.
Noun. From Middle English mathe, from Old English maþu, maþa (“maggot, worm, grub”), from Proto-Germanic *maþô (“maggot”), from Proto-Indo-European *mot-, *mat- (“worm, grub, caterpillar, moth”). Cognate with Scots mathe, maithe (“maggot”), Dutch made (“maggot”), German Made (“maggot”). More at maggot.
- simple past tense and past participle of
- (Tyneside) simple past tense and past participle of
- (Wearside) simple past tense and past participle of
made (plural mades)
- (Britain dialectal or obsolete) A grub or maggot.