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mane

[ meyn ]SEE DEFINITION OF mane
  • as inmop
  • as increst
  • as infringe
  • as inhair

Synonyms for mane

  • shock
  • tangle
  • thatch
  • tresses
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MANE

Well had he deserved his native name of Bwana Nyele--the master with the mane.

Tito's mane bristled with mixed feelings at the sight of one of her own kind.

Good Indian twisted a wisp of mane in his fingers, and frowned abstractedly.

He coloured, and played with the mane again, but answered—‘No, I think not.’

(springing forward angrily) And is it me you mane, young man?

"I'll hold on to you; and you must hold on to the stirrup and to the horse's mane," she said.

He clutched Zephyr by the mane and succeeded in recovering his seat.

They mane to say they can't; an' it's nearly thrue for them.

But if he does mane to marry you, it's time he did it; that's all.

Perhaps I do; but you must tell the jury what you mane by it.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English manu "mane," from Proto-Germanic *mano (cf. Old Norse mön, Old Frisian mana, Middle Dutch mane, Dutch manen, Old High German mana, German Mähne "mane"), from PIE *mon- "neck, nape of the neck" (cf. Sanskrit manya "nape of the neck," Old English mene "necklace," Latin monile "necklace," Welsh mwng "mane," Old Church Slavonic monisto, Old Irish muin "neck").

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR MANE

crest

nountopknot on head of animal
  • aigrette
  • caruncle
  • chine
  • cockscomb
  • comb
  • crown
  • feather
  • hogback
  • mane
  • panache
  • plume
  • ridge
  • tassel
  • tuft

mop

nounthick mass of hair
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