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Definition of Man
ManMan Man, n.
Man of sin (Script.), one who is the embodiment of evil,
whose coming is represented (--2 Thess. ii. 3) as
preceding the second coming of Christ. [A Hebraistic
Man-stopping bullet (Mil.), a bullet which will produce a
sufficient shock to stop a soldier advancing in a charge;
specif., a small-caliber bullet so modified as to expand
when striking the human body. Such bullets are chiefly
used in wars with savage tribes. Manbird Man"bird`, n.
An aviator. [Colloq.] ManMan Man, n.; pl. Men. [AS. mann, man, monn, mon; akin to
OS., D., & OHG. man, G. mann, Icel. ma[eth]r, for mannr, Dan.
Mand, Sw. man, Goth. manna, Skr. manu, manus, and perh. to
Skr. man to think, and E. mind. [root]104. Cf. Minx a pert
1. A human being; -- opposed tobeast.
These men went about wide, and man found they none,
But fair country, and wild beast many [a] one. --R.
The king is but a man, as I am; the violet smells to
him as it doth to me. --Shak. ManMan Man, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Manned; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To supply with men; to furnish with a sufficient force or
complement of men, as for management, service, defense, or
the like; to guard; as, to man a ship, boat, or fort.
See how the surly Warwick mans the wall ! --Shak.
They man their boats, and all their young men arm.
2. To furnish with strength for action; to prepare for
efficiency; to fortify. ``Theodosius having manned his
soul with proper reflections.' --Addison.
3. To tame, as a hawk. [R.] --Shak.
4. To furnish with a servants. [Obs.] --Shak.
5. To wait on as a manservant. [Obs.] --Shak.
Note: In ``Othello,' V. ii. 270, the meaning is uncertain,
being, perhaps: To point, to aim, or to manage.
To man a yard (Naut.), to send men upon a yard, as for
furling or reefing a sail.
To man the yards (Naut.), to station men on the yards as a
salute or mark of respect.
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