The Manciple is chaffing the ‘coke’ for having had too much to drink.
Manciple, you are responsible for the preservation of that Star-fish.
Manciple, man′si-pl, n. a steward: a purveyor, particularly of a college or an inn of court.
He did as soon as Alice said that about whining and grizzling being below the dignity of a Manciple.
Extra food obtained from the manciple to ...