Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See manory.

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Examples

  • "There's a hossery down the road a ways, and a mannery, too, all run by old Sam Fyles."

    Ainslee's, Vol. 15, No. 5, June 1905

  • A straw-mannery committed by many other theologians (and also by some commenters on this blog)?

    Open Parachute

  • But why indulge in straw-mannery to claim this role for religion?

    Open Parachute

  • (Ok, so the correct word is probably cosomonautry or space-mannery or whatever, but as a claustrophobe, i never really looked into the area too much as a child.

    Predictions - Highlands and Islands

  • The Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, indulged in this form of straw-mannery in an interview about his recent book with The Guardian (see

    Open Parachute

  • 430 GisborneV Vala ofJVevers a Poemm The editor, then, in a brief and modest mannery gives a view of what he thought incumbent on himself to undertake, in con-* sequence of his engagement.

    The Monthly Review

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