American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The long hair along the top and sides of the neck of certain mammals, such as the horse and the male lion.
- n. A long thick growth of hair on a person's head.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The long hair growing on the neck and neighboring parts of some animals, as the horse, lion, etc., as distinguished from the shorter hair elsewhere. When, as in the horse, it grows on the middle line of the back of the neck, the mane commonly falls on one side, but it may be stiff and erect. In the lion the long and shaggy mane covers the whole neck and part of the fore quarters.
- n. Longer hair growth on back of neck of an animal, especially a horse or lion
- n. Long or thick hair of a person's head.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The long and heavy hair growing on the upper side of, or about, the neck of some quadrupedal animals, as the horse, the lion, etc. See
- n. long coarse hair growing from the crest of the animal's neck
- n. growth of hair covering the scalp of a human being
- From Middle English, from Old English manu ("mane"), from Proto-Germanic *manō (“mane”), from Proto-Indo-European *mony-, *mon- (“neck”). Cognate with Dutch maan ("mane"), German Mähne ("mane"), Swedish man ("horse's mane"). (Wiktionary)
- Middle English, from Old English manu. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Realizing that every mane is unique, the byu-ti girls opened their very own in-house Byu-ti bar in February offering a myriad of customized diagnostic hair treatments to cater to every hair type.”
“His waist-long, untamed mane is replaced by short, gray hair.”
“His mane is geometricized into a flame-like halo, and the whole composition is surrounded by an Arabic inscription set on a vegetal ground.”
“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.”
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“Venus had what society columnists and besotted male journalists referred to as a mane of cascading auburn hair and her intellectual pedigree came directly from the Sorbonne, but she was Italian, with an accent that only grew stronger and more mellifluous as the years went by.”
“Knowledge passes from dance teacher into the student through the process of mane, which is often translated as imitation, but learning to dance is more a process of total identification than one of simple copying.”
“Today his mane was a swirling rainbow, dyed in streamers of primary colors.”
“Her mane was a shade darker than her coat, fine and thin, as a thoroughbred's always is whose blood is without taint or cross.”
“His face recalls a man's features, his mane is the wig.”
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