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 for math
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Math \Math\ (m[a^]th), n. [AS. m[=ae][eth]; akin to m[=a]wan to
     mow, G. mahd math. See Mow to cut (grass).]
     A mowing, or that which is gathered by mowing; -- chiefly
     used in composition; as, an aftermath. [Obs.]
     [1913 Webster]
           The first mowing thereof, for the king's use, is wont
           to be sooner than the common math.       --Bp. Hall.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the
           logic of quantity and shape and arrangement [syn:
           mathematics, math, maths]

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