Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A bracelet or arm-ring, especially one of a kind worn by savages, as in Africa.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun See manilla, 1.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Alternative form of manilla (type of armlet)

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Examples

  • But I lost a crown; for you must know I had always hands tempting me to go out, but never took in anything, and often two black aces without a manilio; was not that hard, Presto?

    The Journal to Stella

  • I stood by, t'other night, while the Duke d'Atree [29] lost six times with manilio, basto, and three small trumps; and Lady Jersey won above twenty pounds.

    The Journal to Stella

  • But I lost a crown; for you must know I had always hands tempting me to go out, but never took in anything, and often two black aces without a manilio; was not that hard, Presto?

    The Journal to Stella

  • But I lost a crown; for you must know I had always hands tempting me to go out, but never took in anything, and often two black aces without a manilio; was not that hard, Presto?

    The Journal to Stella

  • I stood by, t'other night, while the Duke d'Atree [29] lost six times with manilio, basto, and three small trumps; and

    The Journal to Stella

  • I stood by, t’other night, while the Duke d’Atree [29] lost six times with manilio, basto, and three small trumps; and Lady Jersey won above twenty pounds.

    The Journal to Stella

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