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A miche is a loaf of fine manchet bread, of good quality; see Cotgrave.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer
Right sir, heres three shillings and sixpence for a pottle and a manchet.
Not without extreme difficulty is a manchet of bread, with or without a drop of wine, procured for the King's Majesty this day.History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XV. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
I have brought a manchet in my pouch, and cheese withal, as I came hurrying; for I thought, she will be hungry.The Water of the Wondrous Isles|William Morris
Cromwell stepped to an aumbry, where there were a glass of wine, a manchet of bread, and a little salt.The Fifth Queen|Ford Madox Ford