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Definition of man

Man
Man 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 expression] 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.]
Man
Man 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 girl.] 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. of Glouc. The king is but a man, as I am; the violet smells to him as it doth to me. --Shak.
Man
Man Man, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Manned; p. pr. & vb. n. Manning.] 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. --Waller. 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.

Meaning of man from wikipedia

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