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manille

[muh-nil] /məˈnɪl/
noun, Cards.
1.
the second highest trump in certain card games, as the seven of trumps in omber or nine of trumps in klaberjass.
Also, menel.
Origin of manille
1665-1675
1665-75; alteration of Spanish malilla, diminutive of obsolete mala, noun use of feminine of malo bad < Latin malus
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manille

/mæˈnɪl/
noun
1.
(in ombre and quadrille) the second best trump
Word Origin
C17: from French, from Spanish malilla, diminutive of mala bad
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