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war, a hundred gallies, and ten galeases; though 4. To wield ; to move or use easily.
cannot conceive how they could man a fleet of Long tubes are cumbersome, and scarce to half the number. Addison. be easily managed.
Neruten. Timoleon forced the Carthaginians out, though 5. To husband ; to make the object of they had manned out a fleet of two hundred men
caution of war.
There is more to manage! If I fall, 2. To guard with men.
It shall be like myself; a setting sun
Should leave a tract of glory in the skies. Dryd.
Shakspeare The less he had to lose, the less he car'd The summons take of the same trumpet's
To manage loathsome life, when love was the call,
Dryden. To sally from one port, or man one publick 6. To treat with caution or decency: wall.
Tato. 3. To fortify ; to strengthen.
this a phrase merely gallick, not to be Advise how war may be best upheld,
imitated. Mann'd by her two main nerves, iron and gold,
Notwithstanding it was so much his interest In all her equipage.
to manage his protestant subjects in the country, Theodosius having manned his soul with proper
he made over his principality to France. Addison. reflections, exerted himself in the best manner To MA'NAGE. V. n. To superintend af
he could to animate his penitent. Addison. fairs; to transact. 4. To tame a hawk.
Leave them to manage for thee, and to grant Another way I have to man my haggard, What their unerring wisdom sees thee want. To make her come, and know her keeper's call;
Dryden. 'That is, to watch her.
MA'NAGE. n. s. (me snage, menage, Fr.] s. To attend ; to serve ; to wait on as a
1. Conduct; administration. man or servant.
To him put Thou whoreson mandrake, thou art fitter to be worn in my cap than to wait at my heels: I
The manage of my state. Sbakspears was never manned with agate till now. Sbaksp.
This might have been prevented,
With very easy arguments of love,
Which now the manage of two kingdoms must With ten empiricks in their chamber,
With fearful, bloody issue arbitrate. Shaksp. Lying for the spirit of amber.
For the rebels which stand out in Ireland, 6. Í o direct in hostility; to point; to
Expedient manage must be made, my liege,
Ere further leisure yield them further means. aim. Obsolete.
Sbakspeare. Man but a rush against Othello's breast,
Young men, in the conduct and manage of And he retires.
Sbakspeare. actions, embrace more than they can hold, and MA’NACLES. n. s. [manicles, Fr. mani- stir more than they can quiet.
Bacon, cæ, from manus, Lat.] Chain for the The plea of a good intention will serve to hands ; shackles.
sanctify the worst actions: the proof of which For iny sake wear this glove;
is but too manifest froni that scandalous doctrine It is a manacle of love.
of the jesuits concerning the direction of the inThou
tention, and likewise from the whole manage of Must, as a foreign recreant, be led
the late rebellion.
South. With manacles along our street. Shakspeare. 2. Use; instrumentality.
Doctrine unto fools is as fetters on the feet, To think to make gold of quicksilver is not and like manacles on the right-hand. Ecclesiast. to be hoped; for quicksilver will not indure the The law, good men count their ornament and
manage of the fire."
Bacon. protection; others, their manacles and oppression. 3. Government of a horse.
In thy slumbers
I heard thee murmur tales of iron wars,
Speak terms of manage to the bounding steed.
Sbakspeare. We'll bait thy bears to death,
The horse you must draw in his career with And manacle the bearward in their chains.
turn, doing the curvetto.
Peuchan I'D manacle thy neck and feet together. 4. Discipline ; governance.
Whenever we take a strong bias, it is not out Is it thus you use this monarch, to manacle and shackle him hand and foot ? Arbuthnot and Pope.
of a moral incapacity to do better, but for want To MA'NAGE. V. a. (menager, French.]
of a careful manage and discipline to set us right at first,
L'Estrange. 1. To conduct; to carry on.
MA'NAGEABLE. adj. [from manage.] The fathers had managed the charge of idola. try against the heathens.
1. Easy in the use ; not difficult to be 'Let her at least the vocal brass inspire,
wielded or moved. And tell the nations in no vulgar strain,
The conditions of weapons and their improveWhat wars I manage, and what wreaths I gain. ment are, that they may serve in all weathers;
and that the carriage may be light and manage2. To train a horse to graceful action.
Bacon. He rode up and down gallantly mounted, ma
Very long tubes are, by reason of their length, naging his horse, and charging and discharging
apt to bend, and shaké by bending so as to his lance.
cause a continual trembling in the objects, whereThey vault from hunters to the managed steed.
as by contrivance the glasses are readily mandre
Navion. 3. To govern ; to make tractable.
2. Governable ; tractable. Let us stick to our point, and we will manage MA'NAGE A BLENESS, n. s. (from manage Bull, I'll warrant you.
1. Accommodation to easy use.
cutting down those trees, the juice of the bark This disagreement may be inputed to the must be burnt out before the work is begun; grexrer or less exactness or manajeai leness of
for it will raise blisters on the skin, and bura the instruments employed.
holes in linen; and if it should fy into the eyes 2. Tractableness; easiness to be governed.
of the labourers, they are in danger of losing MA'NAGEMENT. ?.. s. (menagement, Fr.]
their sight : the fruit is of the colour and size of
the golden pippin; marry Europeans have sufs. Conduct; administration.
fered and others lost their lives by eating it: an ill argument introduced with deference, the leaves abound with juice of the same nature; will procure more credit than the rrofoundest
catule never shelter themselves, and scarcely. science with a rough, insolent, and noisy u.de will any vegetable grow under their shade ; yec
without injury. ATiller. The wrong maragement of the earl of Godul TË MANCIPATE. v.a. [mancipo, Lat.} phan as the only cause of the union. Swijt.
To ensliive ; to bind; to tie. 2. Prudence; cunning practice. Mark with what ednagement their tribes
Although the regular part of nature is seldom divide;
varied, yet the meteurs, which are in themselves.
niore unstable, and less manciputed to stated moSome stick w you, and some to l'other side.
tions, are oftentimes employed to various ends. Dryderio
Hala 3. Practice; transaction; dealing.
He had great managements with ec icsiasticks MANCIPATION. n. s. [from mancipate.] in the view of being advanced to the poutiticate.
Slavery ; involuntary obligation.
Addison. MA'NCIPLE. 1. 5. (manceps, Lat.) The MA'NAGER. *. 5. (from manage.]
steward of a community; the purveyor: 1. One who has the conduct or direction it is particularly used of the purveyor of any thing.
of a college. A skilful nunggir of the rabble, so long as Their minciple fell dangerously ill, they have but ears to hear, needs never enquire Bread must bé had, their grist went to the mill: whether they save any understanding. Soutb. This simkin moderately stole before,
The zasuger opens his sluice every night, and Their steward sick, he robb'd them ten tiines distributes the water into the town. Addison.
more. Betterton's Miller of Trom pingten. Anar:ful manager, that crept between MANDA MUS. n. s. [Latin.) A writ His friend and shame, and was a kind of screen.
granted by the king, so called from the Pope.
initial word. .. A man of frugality; a good husband.
A prince of great aspiring thoughts; in the MANDARI'N. n. s. A Chinese nobleman main, a sereger of his treasure, and yet bounti- or inagistrate. ful, from his own motion, wherever he discerns MA'NDA PARY. n. š. (mandataire, Fr. from
Temple. mondo, Latin.] He to whom the pope The most severe censor cannot but be pleased has, by his prerogative, and proper with the prodigality of Ovid's wit; though he could have wished, that the master of it had been
right, given a inandate for his benefice. a better sanager. lryden.
Ayliffe. MANAGERY. n. s. [menagerie, French.) MA'NDATE. *.s. (mandatum, Latin.] 1. Conduct; direction ; administra jon. 1. Cominand.
Her force is not any where so apparent as in They who most exactly describe that batele, give so ill an account of any conduct or disciction
espress mandates or prohibitions, especially upon in the managery of that affair, that posterity
advice and consultation going before. Hooker. would receivt little benefit in the most particular
The necessity of the times cast the power of relation of it.
the thre: estates upon himself, that his munduses 2. Husbandry ; frugality.
should pass for laws, whereby he laid what taxes The court of Rome has, in other instances,
Howel's Voc. Forest. so well attested its good managery, that it is not 2. Precept; charge; commission, sent or Credible crowns are conferred gratis.
transniitted. Decay of Piety.
Who knows, 3. Manner of using.
If the scarce-bearded Cæsar have not sent No expert general will bring a company of His powerful mandate to you. Sbakspeare. ra*, uptrained men into the field, but will, by
This Moor lintle bloudy skirmishes, instruct them in the Your special mandate, for the state affairs maner of the fight, and reach them the ready
Hath hither brought.
Shakspeare. managery of their weapons. Decay of Piety. He thought the mandate forg'd, your death MASÅtion. n. s į manatio, Lat.) The conceald.
Dryden. act of issuing from something else.
This dream all powerful Juno sends, I bear MANCHE. 7.5. (Fr.) A sleeve.
Her mighty mandutes, and her words
Dryder MA'SCHET. K. s. (micha, Fr. Skinner.] A small loaf of fine bread.
MANDATOR. n. s. (Latin. ) Director. Take a small coast of mancbet, dipped in oil
A person is said to be a client to his advocare, of sseet almonds.
but a master and mandator to his proctor. Aylife. I love to entertain my friends with a frugal MA'NDATORY. adj. (mandare, Lat.] Precollation; a cup of wine, a dish of fruit, and a ceptive; directory mancbet.
More's Dialogues. MA'NDIBLE. 1. si (mandibula, Latin.) MANCHIYE'EL tree.n.s. (mancanilla, Lat.) The jaw; the instrument of manduca
The marcbineel tree is a native of the West tion. Indies, and grows to the size of an oak: its He saith, only the crocodile moveth the upper wood is of a beautiful grain, will polish well and jaw, as if the upper mandible did make an articue kast long, and is thersfore much esteemed: in lation with the cranium.
MANDIBULAR. adj. [from mandibula, MA'NED. adj. [from the noun.] Having
Lat.) Belonging to the jaw. MANDI'LION. n. s. [mandiglione, Italian.) MANES. n. s. [Latin.] Ghost; shade;
A soldier's coat. Skinner. A loose gar- that which remains of a man after death.
ment; a sleeveless jacket. Ainsworth. Hail, Oye holy manes! hail again, MA'NDRAKE. n. s. [mandragoras, Latin;
Dryden: mandragóre, French.) A plant.
MA'NFUL. adj. [man and full.] Bold;
Hudibras: resemblance to the human form. The reports MA'NFULLY. adv. [from manful.] Boldof tying a dog to this plant, in order to root it
ly; stoutly. up, and prevent the certain death of the person
Artimesia behaved herself manfully in a great who dares to attempt such a deed, and of the groans emitred by it when the violence is offered,
fight at sea, when Xerxes stood by as a coward. are equally fabulous. Miller,
I slew him manfully in fight,
Without false 'vantage, or base treachery. fruitful : it has a suporitick quality, and the an
He that with this Christian armour n anfully cients used it when they wanted a narcotick of the most powerful kind, Hill's Mat. Med.
fights against, and repels, the temptations and Would curses kill, as dotb the mandrade's
assaults of his spiritual enemies; he that keeps
his conscience void of offence, shall enjoy peace groan, I would invent as bitter searching terms
here, and for ever.
Rugi As curst, as harsh, and horrible to hear. Sbaksp. MA'NFULNESS. n. s. [from manful.] Not popny, nor mand, agora,
Stoutness ; boldness.
no s. (manganesia, low Latin.]
- Sbakspeare. And shrieks like mandrakes, torn out of the
Mançanese is a name the glassmen use for earth,
many different substances, that bave the same That living mortals, hearing them, run mad.
effect in clearing the foul colour of thcir glass : Sbakspeare.
it is properly an iron ore of a poorer sort. Hill. Go, and catch a falling star,
Manganese is rarely found but in an iron vein. Get with child a mandrake root. Panne.
Woodward. MA'NDREL. n. s. [mandrin, Fr.] An in- MANGCOʻRN. n. s. [mengen, Dutch, to strument to hold in the lathe the sub
mingle... Lorm of several kinds mixed : stance to be turned.
as; wheat and rye. It is generally proMandrels are made with a long wooden shank, nounced mung corn. to fit stiff into a round hole that is made in the
MANGE. n. s. [mangeaison, Fr.] The work that is to be turned; this mandrd is a shank, or pin-wandrel.
vich or scab in cattle. TO MA’NDUCATE. v. a. (manduco, Lat.)
The sheep died of the rot, and the swine of
Ben Jonsorio To chew; to eat.
Tell what crisis does divine MANDUCA’TION. n.s. (manducatio, Lat.] The rot in sheep, or mange in swine ? Hudibras
MA'NGER. n. s.. [mangeoire, Fr.] The Manducation is the action of the lower jaw in chewing the food, and preparing it in the mouth
place or vessel in which animals are fed before it is received into the stomach. Quincy.
with corn. As he who is not a holy person does not feed
A churlish cur got into a manger, and there upon Christ, it is apparent that our manducation lay growling to keep the horses from their promust be spiritual, and therefore so nust the
L'Estrange food, and consequently it cannot be natural MA'NGINESS. n. s. [from mongs.] Scabflesh.
Taylor. biness; infection with the mauge. MANE. n. s. (maene, Dutch.) The hair TO MA'NGLE. v. a. (mangelen, Dutch, which hangs down on the neck of
to be wanting ; mancus, Latin.) To horses, or other animals.
lacerate ; to cut or tear piecemeal; to Dametis was tossed from the saddle to the .
butcher. mane of the horse, and thence to the ground.
Cassio, may you suspect A currie comb, maine comb, and whip for a
Who they should be, that thus have mangled jade.
Your dishonour Shall from your neck unloose his am'rous fold;
Mangles true judgment, and bereaves the state And, like a dew-drop from the lion's mane,
Oi that integrity which should become it.
Sbakspeare: The horses breaking loose, ran up and down
Thoughts, my tormentors arm’d with deadly with their tails and manes op a light fire. Knolles.
stings, A lion shakes his dreadful mane,
Mangle mny apprehensive tenderest parts, And angry grows.
Exasperate, exulcerate, and raise For quitting both their swords and reins,
Dire inflammation, which no cooling herb, They grasp'd with all their strength the manes.
Or medicinal liquor can assuage.
Milton. Hudibras, Mangle mischief.
Don Sebastian. MA'NEATER. n. s. (man and eat.) A
The triple porter of the Stygian seat,
With lolling tongue, lay fawning at thy feet, cannibal; an anthropophagite ; one And, seiz’d with tear, forgot his mangled meat. that feeds upon human flesh.
Wiat could swords or poisons, racks or
their forcible operations therein, although not flame,
ail in like apparent and manifest manner.
Hooker. Bur ranzie and disjoint this brittle frame? hiore fatal Henry's words; they murder
That which may be known of God is maniEmina's faine.
fest in them; for God hath shewed it unto them. Prior.
Romans. It is hard, that not one gentleman's daughter
He was fore-ordained before the foundation should read her own tongue; as any one may
of the world, but was manifest in these last times trd, who can hear them when they are disposed
Milton. Toey bare joined the most obdurate conso- Thus manifest to sight the God appear’d. narts without one intervening vowel, only to
Dryden. shorten a slible; so that most of the books we I saw, I saw him manifest in viev, see ny-s-days, are full of those manglings and
His voice, his figure, and his gesture knew. aborear uns Swift.
Dryden. Leetriable difficulties occur by mangling the
2. Detected : with of. sense, and curtailing authors. Baker on Learn. Calistho there stood manifest of shame, M-'NGLIR. n. s. (from mangle.) A
And, turn'd a bear, the northern star became. hacker; one that destroys bunglingly. MANIPE'St. n. s. [manifeste, French;
Dryden. Since after thee may rise an impious line, Cerse englers of the human face divine;
manifesto, Italian.] Declaration ; pubPaine on, till fate dissolve thy mortal part,
lick protestation. And live and die the monarch of thy art. Tickel.
You authentick witnesses I bring MANGO. n. s. [mangostan, Fr.) A fruit
Of this my manifest : that never more
This hand shall combat on the crooked shore. of the isle of Java, brought to Europe
Dryden. pickled. The fruit with the husk, when very young,
TO MANIFEST. v. a. (manifester, French; makes a good preserve, and is used to pickle like
manifesto, Latin.) To make appear ;
Martinet. to make publick ; to show plainly ; to What lord of old wou'd bid his cook prepare
discover. Mzagoes, portargo, champignons, cavare? King. Thy life did manifest thou lov’dst me not ; MANGY. adj. [trom mange.] Infected And thou wilt have me die assured of it. Sbaks. with the niange ; scabby.
He that loveth me I will love him, and maniAway thou issue of a mangy dog!
fest myself to him.
John. I swoon to see thea.
He was pleased himself to assume, and mani. MANHA’TER. n. 5. (man and bater. ] Mi
fest his will in our fiesh, and so not only as God
from heaven, but God visible on earth, to preach santhrope ; one that hates mankind.
reformation among us.
Hammond. MA'SHOOD. 1. 5. (from man. ]
This perverse commotion 1. Human nature.
Must manifest thee worthiest to be heir In Seth was the church of God established; Of all things.
Milton. from whom Cluist descended, as touching his
Were he not by law withstood, manboed.
Raleigh. He'd manifest his own inhuman blood. Dryden. Not therefore joins the Son
It may be part of our employment in eternity, Marbeed to godhead, with more strength to foil to contemplate the works of God, and give him Tły enemy.
Milton. the glory of his wisdom manifested in the crea2, Virility ; not womanhood.
Ray on the Creation. Tis in my pow'r to be a sovereign now,
MANIFESTA’TION. n. s. (manifestation, And, knowing more, to make his manhood bow. Fr. from manifest.) Discovery ; publi
Dryder. cation ; clear evidence. 3. Virility; not childhood.
Though there be a kind of natural right in the Teichy and wayward vas thy infancy;
noble, wise, and virtuous, to govern thein which Thy school days frightful, desp'rate, wild, and are of a servile disposition; nevertireless, for furious;
manifestation of this their right, the assent of Thy prime of mankocd daring, bold, and ven- them who are to be governed seemeth necessary. turous. Sbakspeare
Houker. By fraud or force the suitor train destroy,
As the nature of God is excellent, so likeAnd starting into manbcod, scorn the boy. Pope. wise is it to know him in those glorious mani. 4. Courage ; bravery; resolution ; forti- festations of himself in the works of creation tude.
and providence. Nothin hard but his valour overcame ;
The secret manner in which acts of mercy which he so guided with virtue, that although
ought to be performed, requires this publick
manifestation of them at the great day, no man was spoken of but he for manbood, he
'Atterbury. was called the courteous Amphialus.
adj. [maniacus, Latin.j MANIFE'stible. odj. (properly manifestRaging with madness; able. ] Easy to be made evident,
This is manisestible in long and thin plates of Epilepsis and moniacal lunacies usually con
steel perforated in the middle, and equilibrated. form to the age of the moon. Grew's Cosmology. MA'NIFESTLY. adv. [from manifesto]
Brown. MANIFEST. adj. (manifestus, Latin.] 1. Plain ; open; not concealed; not
Clearly ; evidently; plainly. doubtful : apparent.
We see manifestly, that sounds are carried with wind.
Bacon. They all concur as principles, they all have Sects, in a state, seem to be tolerated because Voi. III.
mad to rage.
they are already spread, while they do not Erewbile perplex'd with thoughts what would manifestly endanger the constitution.
become MA'NIFESTNESS. n. s. [from manifest.) Of me and all mankind; but now I see Perspicuity ; clear evidence.
His day, in whom all nations shall be blest.
Milton. ALANIFE'STO. . s. (Italian.] Publick
Plato witnesseth, that soon after mankind beprotestation ; declaration. It was proposed to draw up a manifesto setting
gan to increase, they built many cities. Raleige.
All mankind alike require their grace, forth the grounds and motives of our taking All boru to want; a miserable race. Pope.
Addison. MA'NKIND. adj. Resembling man, not MA'NIFOLD. adj. [many and fold.]
woman in form or nature. 1. Of different kinds; many in number;
A markind witch; hence with her, out o'door: multiplied ; complicated.
A most intelligency bawd! Sbakspeare. When his eyes did her behold, MA'NLE55. adj. [man and less.] WithHer heart did seem to melt in pleasures manifod.
out men ; not manned.
Sir Walter Raleigh was wont to say, the In which the damned souls he did behold.
Spaniards were suddenly driven away with
squibs; for it was no more but a stratagem of
Spenser. · If that the king
fire-boats man!ess, and sent upon the Armada at Have any way your good deserts forgot
Calais by the favour of the wind in the night, Which he confesseth to be manifold,
that put them in such terror, as they cut their cables.
Bacon. He bids you name your griefs. Shakspeare.
If any man of quality will maintain upon Ed- Ma’nlike. adj. (man and like.] Having ward Earl of Glo'ster, that he is a manifold
the complexion and proper qualities of traitor, let him appear.
Shakspeare. They receive manifold more in this present Such a right manlike man, as nature often erre time, and in the world to come life everlasting. ing, yet shews she would fain make. Sianez.
Luke. MA'NLINESS. n. s. [from manly.) Digni. To represent to the life the manifold use of
ty ; bravery; stoutness. friendship, see how many things a man cannot do himself.
Young master, willing to shew himself a man,
lets himself loose to all irregularities; and thus My scope in this experiment is manifold.
courts credit and manliness in the casting off the
modesty he has till then been kept in. Lecka the mineral kingdom, so very ample is it, so
MA'NLY. adj. [from man.] various and manifold its productions. Woodw.
1. Manlike; becoming a man; firm; 2. Milton has an uncommon use of it.
brave; stout; undaunted ; undismayed.
As did Æneas old Anchises bear,
So I bear thee upon my manly shoulders. Sbaks.
put on manly readiness,
And meeti'th'hall together. MANIFOʻLDED. adj. [many and fold.]
Serene and mandi, harden'd to sustain Having, many complications or doubles.
The load of life, and exercis'd in pain. Dryden. His puissant arms about his noble breast,
See great Marcellus! how inur'd in toils, And manifolded shield, he bound about his wrist.
He moves with manly grace,
Dryden. Fairy Queen.
2. Not womanish; not childish. MA'NIFOLDLY. adv. (from manifold.]
I'll speak between the change of man and boy In a manifold manner.
With a reed voice; and turn two mincing steps They were manifoldly acknowledged the savers
Into a manly stride.
Shakspeare. of that country.
MA'NLY.adv. (from man.] With courage
Sidney. MANIGLIONS. n. s. [In gunnery.) Two
like a man. handles on the back of a piece of ord. MANNA. n. s. A gum, or honey-like nance, cast after the German form.
juice concreted into a solid form, sel. Bailey.
dom so dry but it adheres to the fin. MA'NIKIN. n. s. (manniken, Dutch.) A
gers: its colour is whitish, or brownlittle man.
ish, and it has sweetness, and with it a This is a dear manikin to you, Sir Toby.
sharpness that renders it agreeable : I have been dear to him, lad, some two thou- monna is the product of two different
Sbakspeare. trees, both varieties of the ash : when MA'NIPLE. n. s. (manipulus, Latin.]
the heats are free from rain, these trees 3. A handful.
exudate a white juice. It is but lately 2. A small band of soldiers.
that the world were convinced of the MANIPULAR. adj. [from manipulus,
mistake of manna being an aërial proLatin.] Relating to a maniple.
duce, by covering a free with sheers in MANKI'LLER. [man and killer.] the manna season, and the finding a3 Murderer.
much manna on it as on those whicâ To kill mankillers man has lawful pow'r, were open to the air.
Hill. But not th' extended licence to devour. Dryden. It would be well inquired, whether manns doch AliNKIND. 1. s. [wan and kind.] 'The fall but upon certain herbs, or leaves only. race or species of human beings.
Bacon. From them I will not hide
The manna in heaven will suit every man My judyments, how with mankind I proceed;
palate. As how with peccaut angels late they saw.
MA'NNER. n. s. [manier, French.]