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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The long hair growing upon and about the neck of certain animals such as the horse and the lion.

Usage examples (36)
  • The male lion has a mane encircling his head while the female does not.
  • His waist-long, untamed mane is replaced by short, gray hair.
  • His newest horse, Harlow, named for her flaxen mane, is being raised in New Mexico for show.
  • His mane is short and black, and he has a black tuft at the end of his tail, but no dark line runs along his back or crosses his shoulders. for more
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  • The winner of the Ms. Maine Beauty Pageant's "main" (chief in size or importance) attribute was her shiny auburn "mane" (a horse, lion, or person's long hair).
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