[ man-chit ]
/ ˈmæn tʃɪt /

noun Archaic.

a kind of white bread made from the finest flour.
Chiefly Dialect. a piece or small loaf of such bread.


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Origin of manchet

1375–1425; late Middle English mainchet; origin uncertain Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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