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synonyms for manciple

  • administrator
  • attendant
  • curator
  • waiter
  • agent
  • bailiff
  • chamberlain
  • director
  • foreman
  • guardian
  • magistrate
  • major-domo
  • manager
  • officer
  • proctor
  • purveyor
  • reeve
  • seneschal
  • dapifer
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How to use manciple in a sentence

Used ludicrously to mean a feat of horsemanship in l. 50 of the Manciple's Prologue.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
One of Chaucer's pilgrims is a manciple of the Temple, of whom he gives a good character for his skill in purveying.
NOOKS AND CORNERS OF ENGLISH LIFE, PAST AND PRESENTJOHN TIMBS
The Manciple bowed himself from the dais and went down the middle of the hall, his keys rattling at his belt.
DEVIL STORIESVARIOUS
In the old black-letter editions, which retain this Epilogue, it is followed by the Manciple's Prologue.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 3 (OF 7)GEOFFREY CHAUCER
The Prologue is self-explanatory; we see how the responsibility passed from the Cook to the Manciple.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 3 (OF 7)GEOFFREY CHAUCER
Not the meanest minister among the dishes but is hallowed to me through his imagination, and the Cook goes forth a Manciple.
CHARLES LAMBWALTER JERROLD
I may add that pulled, in the sense of 'plucked off the feathers,' occurs in the Manciple's Tale; H. 304.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 5 (OF 7) -- NOTES TO THE CANTERBURY TALESGEOFFREY CHAUCER
Chaucer repeats the example yet a third time, in the Manciple's Tale, H. 163.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 5 (OF 7) -- NOTES TO THE CANTERBURY TALESGEOFFREY CHAUCER
The Canon's Yeoman's tale is the first told on the third day, and the Manciple's is only the second.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 5 (OF 7) -- NOTES TO THE CANTERBURY TALESGEOFFREY CHAUCER
The satire was too much for the Cook, who became excited, and fell from his horse in his attempts to oppose the Manciple.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 5 (OF 7) -- NOTES TO THE CANTERBURY TALESGEOFFREY CHAUCER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MANCIPLE

  • administrator
  • agent
  • attendant
  • bailiff
  • chamberlain
  • curator
  • dapifer
  • director
  • foreman
  • guardian
  • magistrate
  • major-domo
  • manager
  • manciple
  • officer
  • proctor
  • purveyor
  • reeve
  • seneschal
  • waiter
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.