Millet lived in the department of manche, in the village of Gruchy, near Cherbourg.
Dimanche is a compound word, formed from di (twice), and manche (to eat), because you take two meals on that day (Sunday).
Perrée, the late editor and manager of the journal, who died at the early age of 34, was member for the manche.
manche juts into the sea, at the English Channel, and whichever way Millet looked he must have seen the sea.
The climate of manche is mild and humid, from its propinquity to the sea.
This survey was made by manche O. Bennett, division engineer.
manche is one of the foremost departments for the production of cider-apples and pears; plums and figs are also largely grown.
If many royalists remained in the Orne and the manche, it was impossible to group them or pay them.