1. major suit a suit of superior scoring value, either spades or hearts
  2. major axis the longest axis of an ellipse or ellipsoid
  3. majority the main part
  4. major scale a diatonic scale with notes separated by whole tones except for the 3rd and 4th and 7th and 8th
  5. major mode a key whose harmony is based on the major scale
  6. majorette a female baton twirler who accompanies a marching band
  7. Motor City the largest city in Michigan and a major Great Lakes port
  8. major fast day one of two major fast days on the Jewish calendar
  9. major premise the premise of a syllogism that contains the major term
  10. macrocytosis the presence of macrocytes in the blood
  11. major premiss the premise of a syllogism that contains the major term
  12. Mesocricetus golden hamsters
  13. tarsitis inflammation of the eyelid
  14. majors the most important league in any sport (especially baseball)
  15. senior citizen an elderly person
  16. bursitis inflammation of a bursa; frequently in the shoulder
  17. major surgery any surgical procedure that involves anesthesia or respiratory assistance
  18. microcytosis a blood disorder characterized by the presence of microcytes (abnormally small red blood cells) in the blood; often associated with anemia
  19. fibrositis inflammation of white fibrous tissues
  20. major-domo the chief steward or butler of a great household