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MAD

The ISO 4217 currency code for the Moroccan Dirham.

MAD

ISO 4217 code for the Moroccan dirham. It was introduced in 1960, replacing the Moroccan franc. It is illegal to export locally circulating dirhams.
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I truly believe that he is mad," said von Horn, "nor could you doubt it for a moment were I to tell you the worst.
Belave me, my jewel, it was Sir Pathrick that was unreasonable mad thin, and the more by token that the Frinchman kipt an wid his winking at the widdy; and the widdy she kept an wid the squazing of my flipper, as much as to say, "At him again, Sir Pathrick O'Grandison, mavourneen:" so I just ripped out wid a big oath, and says I;
If not, let the lady Dulcinea look to it; if she does not answer reasonably, I swear as solemnly as I can that I will fetch a fair answer out of her stomach with kicks and cuffs; for why should it be borne that a knight-errant as famous as your worship should go mad without rhyme or reason for a -?
I am not so mad," answered Sancho, "but I am more peppery; but apart from all this, what has your worship to eat until I come back?
So I will," said Sancho Panza, and having cut some, he asked his master's blessing, and not without many tears on both sides, took his leave of him, and mounting Rocinante, of whom Don Quixote charged him earnestly to have as much care as of his own person, he set out for the plain, strewing at intervals the branches of broom as his master had recommended him; and so he went his way, though Don Quixote still entreated him to see him do were it only a couple of mad acts.
I must say, senor, your worship said quite right, that in order to be able to swear without a weight on my conscience that I had seen you do mad things, it would be well for me to see if it were only one; though in your worship's remaining here I have seen a very great one.
Very well," returned Dantes, dropping the stool and sitting on it as if he were in reality mad.
The jailer was right; Dantes wanted but little of being utterly mad.
A mad piper, indeed, this spring, with his wonderful lying music,--ever lying, yet ever convincing, for when was Spring known to keep his word?
As noticed, Mad Shelia's trailer distinctly resembles that of the Hollywood film's metallic trailer directed by George Miller.
With giant playing cards and a real Mad Hatter's Tea Party on offer, this group of children got a taste of the Alice in Wonderland experience.
6 : marked by intense and often disorganized activity <At the end of the game, there was a mad scramble.