Definitions

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  • n. A man whose fortune has been made.
  • n. A person who has been through an induction ceremony into the Mafia or similar organisation.

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Examples

  • Not at the parish altar of Holy Cross, but at the high altar of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, Nigel Aspley and Roswitha Linde were made man and wife.

    The Devil's Novice

  • He passed over the “Fall” with a light hand; he made man superior to the angels; he encouraged his fellow creatures to be great and good by dwelling upon their nobler not their meaner side; he acknowledged, even in this world, the perfectability of mankind, including womankind, and in proposing the loftiest ideal he acted unconsciously upon the grand dictum of chivalry — Honneur oblige. 328 His prophets were mostly faultless men; and, if the “Pure of Allah” sinned, he “sinned against himself.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • So at least thought Joe, and events proved that his guest strongly inclined to the same opinion, for he soon returned to visit again the hospitable mansion of his friend, and in a little more than a year, at the quiet and unpretending meeting-house in the neighborhood, where Friends met for divine worship, William Brown and Margaret Lincoln were made man and wife.

    John and Mary; or, The Fugitive Slaves, a Tale of South-Eastern Pennsylvania

  • Dante was the youngest made man in the Maggione syndicate, a personal favorite of the don's.

    Cross

  • The great truth, that God is without similitude, is foolishly criticized by Maracci, (Alcoran, tom.i. part iii.p. 87 — 94,) because he made man after his own image.]

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

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