manche

or maunche, maunch

[ mahnch ]
/ mɑntʃ /

noun Heraldry.

a conventional representation of a sleeve with a flaring end, used as a charge.

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Origin of manche

1200–50; Middle English <Middle French <Latin manicae (plural) long sleeves, gloves, handcuffs, derivative of manus hand

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Manche
[ mahnsh ]
/ mɑ̃ʃ /

noun

a department in NW France. 2,476 sq. mi. (6,413 sq. km). Capital: Saint-Lô.
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British Dictionary definitions for manche

Manche
/ (French mɑ̃ʃ) /

noun

a department of NW France, in Basse-Normandie region. Capital: St-Lô. Pop: 484 967 (2003 est). Area: 6412 sq km (2501 sq miles)
La Manche the French name for the English Channel
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