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Where did the the word master came from?

Old Enlish mægester "one having control or authority," from Latin magister "chief, head, director, teacher" (Old French maistre, French maître, Italian maestro, German Meister), influenced in Middle English by Old French maistre, from Latin magister, contrastive adjective from magis (adverb)… Full Answer