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  • noun Plural form of manchette.

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Examples

  • I could now see her dress in full daylight; a neat, simple mousseline-laine gown fitted her compact round shape to perfection — delicate little collar and manchettes of lace, trim Parisian brodequins showed her neck, wrists, and feet, to complete advantage; but how grave was her face as she came suddenly upon me!

    The Professor, by Charlotte Bronte

  • We walked in, and Frances rose from her seat near the table to receive us; her mourning attire gave her a recluse, rather conventual, but withal very distinguished look; its grave simplicity added nothing to beauty, but much to dignity; the finish of the white collar and manchettes sufficed for a relief to the merino gown of solemn black; ornament was forsworn.

    The Professor, by Charlotte Bronte

  • From this remarkable muffler-looking beard, the French have given the species the name of Mouflon à manchettes.

    The Book of Household Management

  • From this remarkable muffler-looking beard, the French have given the species the name of Mouflon à manchettes.

    The Book of Household Management

  • As Pacheco assured us that we were not likely to find a canoe within a considerable distance, I at once made the sign agreed on, whereupon I saw Juan's men immediately begin to cut down with their manchettes a number of large canes which grew near.

    In New Granada Heroes and Patriots

  • This was scarcely the natural product of what I had said; but so lively a little creature, in her dainty lace-cap and flying pink ribbons, neat silk _caraco_, plaid-patterned gown, with pagoda sleeves, as she called them, and milk-white _manchettes_ -- her

    Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 435 Volume 17, New Series, May 1, 1852

  • Du coup, les manchettes de 20minutes avec leur “serial pédophile” m’ont suivies durant toute ma promenade.

    Banalités: shopping en ville — Climb to the Stars

  • Je le préfère à son frère assez jumeau Le Matin Bleu, assez bêtement parce que les gaillards qui l’avaient présenté au Cercle de la Presse m’ont fait bonne impression, et que Le Matin Bleu perd des points à cause des manchettes racoleuses de son grand frère orange.

    Commentaires sur 20minutes.ch? — Climb to the Stars

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