- A stiff wire or stylet inserted into a soft catheter to give it shape and firmness while passing through a hollow tubular structure.mandrel
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Mandrin was the son of a peasant in Dauphiny who dealt in cattle.
They should not carry off everything from the Mandrin pharmacy!
As he left, he said, "Personally I have not the faintest idea they will penetrate as far as Mandrin—not the faintest!"
Two German soldiers were throwing down hay from the gable end of the Mandrin livery-stable which overlooked the wall.
Mandrin, with those that survived of his little party, were carried prisoners to Valence in Dauphiny.