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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A steward at a college or monastery.

Usage examples (17)
  • For all the corruption at the top, someone was commanding each manciple in the army, laying out aqueducts with a few simple tools, making sure that the grain ships left...
  • The question, therefore, is involved in the same doubt which I at first stated; for the subsequent lines quoted by P.H.F. prove nothing more than that the person described was...
  • In the same year, John Hordene, a scholar of Peckwater Inn, is fined six shillings and eightpence for breaking the head of Thomas Walker, manciple of Pauline Hall, and...
  • I had, indeed, took the liberty of telling the manciple that you was not a gentleman to give more trouble than you could 'elp. for more
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