Definition of Manchet

1. n. Fine white bread; a loaf of fine bread.



Definition of Manchet

1. Noun. (Scotland obsolete) A type of high-quality bread made from flour. ¹

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Definition of Manchet

1. a small loaf of fine white bread [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Manchet

manbote
manbotes
mancala
mancalas
mancalline
mancando
mancatcher
mancation
mancations
mancession
mancessions
manche
mancheron
mancherons
manches
manchet (current term)
manchets
manchettes
manchild
manchildren
manchineel
manchineels
mancia
mancipate
mancipation
mancipatory
mancipee
manciple
manciples

Literary usage of Manchet

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1. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares (1859)
"No manchet can so well the courtly palate please, As that made of the meal ... Eight, sir; here's three shillingĀ» and sixpence, for a pottle and a manchet. ..."

2. The History of India from the Earliest Ages by James Talboys Wheeler (1881)
"The finest manchet in the world was made at Goa; CHAP. ix. so was the finest virgin wax for tapers.84 The ..."

3. A Relation, Or Rather A True Account, of the Island of England: With Sundry by Charlotte Augusta Sneyd (1847)
"... 13 loaves and a half, 1 manchet ; whereof to the Lord, 1 manchet ; the Lady, 1 loaf, 1 manchet ; the Lord Stafford, 1 loaf, 1 manchet ; the Lady Anne, ..."

4. Works of the Camden Society by Royal Historical Society (Great Britain), Camden Society (Great Britain) (1847)
"... the Lord Stafford, 1 loaf, 1 manchet; the Lady Anne, 2 loaves, ... 1 manchet; Maurice Barkley, 1 loaf, 1 manchet; James Barkley and Richard Barkley, ..."

5. Paper Against Gold, Or, The History and Mystery of the Bank of England, of by William Cobbett (1828)
"NB All the Books undermentioned, are published by A. Cobbett, at No., Red Lion-court, Fleet-street, London ; and are to be had of W. Willis, manchet- ter, ..."

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