Terms Glossary M
From Tar Valon Library
Mabriam's Day: Mabriam's Day is a feast or festival celebrated on the eighteenth day of Tammaz in small towns and villages.
Machin Shin: The Black Wind, is a thing of the Ways, its origins unknown, that steals the souls of those it encounters .
Maddin's Day: A celebration of the founder of Altara
Mah'alleinir: A hammer forged by Perrin and strengthened by Fager Neald, with a circle of Wise Ones and Jur Grady. It is the first known weapon to use the One Power in its making since the age of Legends.
Mahdi: In the old Tongue, Seeker, the leader of a band of Tuatha'an
Maia, Feast of: A Feast celebrated in Amadaine
Maiden of the Spear: Far Dareis Mai, an Aiel Warrior Society composed entirely of women
Maiden's Kiss: A game played by Maidens of the Spear
Maiden's Ruin: A dice game
Maighande: A battle towards the end of the Trolloc Wars
Maighdal: The ninth month of the year
Majhere: The head servant in the Stone of Tear
Malkieri: A person from Malkier
Mandarb: In the Old Tongue, "blade"
Marath: A battle during the Aiel War
Marath'damane: In the Old Tongue, those who must be leashed, Seanchan term for a woman able to channel not yet held by an a'dam
March: A unit of area equivalent to 1000 paces by 1000 paces
Marendalar: The site of a battle in Seanchan during the consolidation
Marasin: A herb used for sleep.
Marisin Valley: The site of a battle in Coremanda
Mark: A unit of currency equal to ten silver crowns in most nations
Marriage of Cinny Wade, the:
Marriage Knife: A knife worn by married Altaran women
Marshwhite: A tea used for upset stomachs that has a slight bite to the taste
Mashadar: The evil of Shadar Logoth.
Mashiara: In the Old Tongue, beloved of heart, a lost love
Mask of Mirrors: A name for the Mirror of Mists, a trick of the One Power to make a person seem larger and louder
Master of the Blades: The companion of the Mistress of Ships with overall responsibility for Sea Folk trade
Mayor: The head of a village council
Meegerling: An unintelligent animal in the Waste
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Mera'din: the Brotherless, Aiel who left their clan to join their society among the Shaido because they could not accept Rand al'Thor as Car'a'carn
M'hael: In the Old Tongue, "Leader", the title taken by Mazrim Taim as leader of the Asha'man
Mia'cova: In the Old Tongue, "My Owner", the perosn who holds a Cour'souvra
Miagoma: One of the Aiel clans
Mile: A unit of distance equivalent to 1000 spans
Mindtrap: A device, favoured by the Shadow that allows the holder to control a person who can channel.
Mirror of Mists: A trick of the One Power to make a person seem larger and louder
Mistress of the Ships: The ;eader of the Sea Folk
Moghedien: A spider in the Age of Legends that hid in the shadows before biting people, hence the Forsaken
Moon Rises Over Water, the:
Mosadorin: The site of a rebellion during the Compact of the Ten Nations
Mother (1): Honorific by which the Amyrlin Seat is referred
Mother (2): Title given to village Wise Women in places such as Andor, Ghealdan, Caemlyn, Altara and Tear
Myrddraal: A trolloc throwback to the human side of their stock