Definition of Mannikins

1. Noun. (plural of mannikin) ¹



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Definition of Mannikins

1. mannikin [n] - See also: mannikin

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mannikins

mannerize
mannerized
mannerizes
mannerizing
mannerless
mannerlessness
mannerliness
mannerlinesses
mannerly
mannerpunk
manners
mannich bases
mannide
mannies
mannikin
mannikins (current term)
manning
mannish
mannishly
mannishness
mannishnesses
mannitan
mannitate
mannitates
mannite
mannites
mannitic
mannitol
mannitol - mannose 1-oxidoreductase
mannitol dehydrogenase

Literary usage of Mannikins

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1. Oddities of Colonial Legislation in America: As Applied to the Public Lands by John Brown Dillon, Ben Douglass (1879)
"In the new world there are no Grand Seigniors, no human vegetables; and if there are fewer giants, there are also fewer mannikins. ..."

2. River Legends, Or, Father Thames and Father Rhine by Gustave Doré, Daldy, Isbister & Co (1875)
"Accordingly, several of the most notorious witches in that part of the country mannikins at Play. (and ever since England was a country, Berkshire and ..."

3. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1835)
"Whether 'The mannikins' will enhance the reputation of the author, ... But auguries from these premises, as to the career of ' The mannikins,' would not be ..."

4. Education Through the Imagination by Margaret McMillan (1904)
"He sees that the children draw mannikins. Like Leonardo da Vinci * he has never ... to give the children the power of seeing and drawing the mannikins well. ..."

5. Germany and the German Emperor by George Herbert Perris (1912)
"Incidentally, he exhibits also the way of a man among an assembly of mannikins. The Austrian president alone has been accustomed to smoke at the sittings. ..."

6. Italian Backgrounds by Edith Wharton (1905)
"In the Museo Correr, on the Grand Canal, there has recently been opened a room containing an assemblage of life-sized mannikins dressed in the various ..."

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