Definition of Manson
1. Noun. Scottish physician who discovered that elephantiasis is spread by mosquitos and suggested that mosquitos also spread malaria (1844-1922).
Definition of Manson
1. Proper noun. (surname from=given names) ¹
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Literary usage of Manson
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Bookman (1908)
"manson: Drains are a very important question there at present. ... manson obeying, Bob jabs it into the ear of the Bishop, who seems quite surprised.) 'Ere! ..."
2. The Animal Parasites of Man by Harold Benjamin Fantham, Maximilian Gustav Christian Carl Braun (1916)
"Acanthocheilonema perstans, manson, 1891. Syn. ... P. manson, 1891 ; Filaria sanguinis hominis var. minor, manson, ..."
3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1883)
"The development of the parasite, as made known by the researches of manson, were carefully described, and the phenomena of filarial periodicity were ..."
4. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1902)
"They hunted, and speculated, and experimented, and got no further, until in 1894 manson, whose curiosity had been aroused by the apparent impasse, ..."
5. American Book Prices Current by Katherine Kyes Leab, Daniel J Leab (1899)
"Kennebunk, 1837. 12mo, half morocco extra, gilt top. manson sale ... By Joseph Rodman Drake and Fit2-Greene manson sale, Libbie's, Feb. 14, 1899. ..."
6. A National Register of the Society, Sons of the American Revolution by Sons of the American Revolution (1902)
"Son of Mahlon D. and Caroline manson; grandson of David and Sarah (Cornwall) manson; great-grandson of David manson, private Penna. Militia, pensioned. ..."
7. The Windsor Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly for Men and Women (1903)
""After all, manson, he is your department, and you may do as you please. ... The great man took his departure ponderously, leaving manson somewhat ..."