MEANING: noun:
1. A household.
2. A member of a household.
3. A servant.
4. A dependent.

ETYMOLOGY: From Old French mainpast (household), from Latin manupastus (household or its member), from manus (hand) + pastus, past participle of pascere (to feed). Earliest documented use: 1865.

MAINE PAST - formerly part of Massachusetts

MAINPASTA - we're having spaghetti for dinner

MATINPAST - yesterday morning