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Manciple
Manciple Man"ci*ple, n. [From OF. mancipe slave, servant (with l inserted, as in participle), fr. L. mancipium. See Mancipate.] A steward; a purveyor, particularly of a college or Inn of Court. --Chaucer.

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- The Manciple's Tale is part of Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales. It appears in its own m****cript fragment, Group H, but the prologue to the Parson's...
- A manciple /ˈmænsɪpəl/ is a person in charge of the purchase and storage of food at an institution such as a college, monastery, or court of law. Manciples...
- Manciple Island (64°56′S 63°56′W / 64.933°S 63.933°W / -64.933; -63.933Coordinates: 64°56′S 63°56′W / 64.933°S 63.933°W / -64.933; -63.933) is an...
- group, even such dubious ones as the Friar's begging techniques or the Manciple's success in cheating the learned lawyers who employ him". Chaucer arguably...
- Miller Roger The Cook Alison The Wife of Bath The Franklin The Shipman The Manciple The Merchant The Clerk of Oxford The Sergeant of Law The Physician The...
- profane tradesman who overcharges and steals from his customers Manciple The Manciple's Tale A purchasing agent to an Inn of Court Reeve Osewald The Reeve's...
- too drunk and, after he falls from his horse and is helped back up, the Manciple tells a tale. The Cook (Roger) starts by cog on the Reeve's tale and then...
- Nun's Priest's Tale The Second Nun's Tale The Canon's Yeoman's Tale The Manciple's Tale The Parson's Tale Chaucer's Retraction Other works The Romaunt of...
- rosary, sal, ****tish, sol, sublime, sublimed, tartar, test, vitriol The Manciple's Tale is a story of a purchasing agent for a law court telling a fable...
- Phoebus Apollo (Book II 531–632) is adapted to form the basis for The Manciple's Tale. The story of Midas (Book XI 174–193) is referred to and appears—though...
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