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[mangks-muh n] /ˈmæŋks mən/
noun, plural Manxmen.
a native or inhabitant of the Isle of Man.
Origin of Manxman Unabridged
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  • In a word, we may set down "The Manxman" as melodrama—melodrama at its best, but still melodrama.

    The Land of Contrasts James Fullarton Muirhead
  • "Peace, thou crazy loon," cried the Manxman, seizing him by the arm.

    Moby Dick; or The Whale Herman Melville
  • It is not the cultured Manxman, the Manxman that goes to the ends of the earth, that makes the Manx nation valuable to study.

  • Potatoes and herrings, Mr. Christian; just a Manxman's supper.

    The Manxman Hall Caine
  • T' Manxman wouldn't have come by her end as she did if stout arms and good seamen could 'a' saved her.

    Labrador Days Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
  • I'm a Manxman myself, mate, and I've got a lil Manx woman that's waiting for me yonder.

    The Manxman Hall Caine
  • That definition requires that the Manxman had no hand in naming Man.

  • Never was the name of Manxman so deservedly a badge of disgrace.

  • It was no merit in the eyes of the people that the new Bishop was himself a Manxman.

    The Deemster Hall Caine
  • A good Manxman wrote to remonstrate with me for calling the book a "romance."

British Dictionary definitions for Manxman


noun (pl) -men, -women
a native or inhabitant of the Isle of Man
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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