Definitions

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  • adjective Obsolete form of Manx.
  • proper noun Obsolete form of Manx.

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Examples

  • In the Manks language, the invitation ran thus: ` Brede, Brede, tar gys my thie tar dyn thie ayms noght Foshil jee yn dorrys da Brede, as lhig da Brede e heet staigh. '

    The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion

  • When they had gone from house to house and collected all the money they could, they laid the wren on a bier and carried it in procession to the parish churchyard, where they made a grave and buried it "with the utmost solemnity, singing dirges over her in the Manks language, which they call her knell; after which Christmas begins."

    The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion

  • ” Similarly in the Isle of Man “on the eve of the first of February, a festival was formerly kept, called, in the Manks language, Laa’l Breeshey, in honour of the Irish lady who went over to the Isle of Man to receive the veil from St. Maughold.

    Chapter 10. Relics of Tree Worship in Modern Europe

  • When they had gone from house to house and collected all the money they could, they laid the wren on a bier and carried it in procession to the parish churchyard, where they made a grave and buried it “with the utmost solemnity, singing dirges over her in the Manks language, which they call her knell; after which Christmas begins.

    Chapter 54. Types of Animal Sacrament. § 2. Processions with Sacred Animals

  • In the Manks language, the invitation ran thus: ‘Brede, Brede, tar gys my thie tar dyn thie ayms noght Foshil jee yn dorrys da Brede, as lhig da Brede e heet staigh.

    Chapter 10. Relics of Tree Worship in Modern Europe

  • ‘So he had his griego wrapped close round him, and I judged he was not dry-handed1—so I thought it was best to speak proper, and so he believed I was a Manks man, and I kept ay between him and her, for fear she had whistled.

    Chapter XXXIII

  • In the Manks language, the invitation ran thus: _'Brede,

    The Golden Bough

  • Hagenslaapen, half Manks, half Dutchman, half devil! run out the boltsprit, up mainsail, top and top-gallant sails, royals, and skyscrapers, and away — follow who can!

    Guy Mannering

  • Dirk Hatteraick and the Yungfrauw Hagenslaapen, half Manks, half

    Guy Mannering — Complete

  • 'So he had his griego wrapped close round him, and I judged he was not dry-handed; so I thought it was best to speak proper, and so he believed I was a Manks man, and I kept ay between him and her, for fear she had whistled.

    Guy Mannering — Complete

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