noun, plural ma·nos [mah-nohz; Spanish mah-naws] /ˈmɑ noʊz; Spanish ˈmɑ nɔs/.
Origin of mano
Examples from the Web for mano
There are still moments when referees clear out like rubberneckers to allow players to go mano a mano.Derek Boogaard: The Player Hockey Hooked by Feeding Him Painkillers|Buzz Bissinger|June 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But the most recent opinion polls show that Sarkozy will lose that mano a mano matchup by a landslide.French Election: Four Ways Nicolas Sarkozy Got Screwed|Christopher Dickey|April 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The function of these primitive mills is to grind, necessitating a rough contact between the surface of the mano and the metate.The Topanga Culture Final Report on Excavations, 1948|A. E. Treganza
Unpleasant thoughts of the Maffiusi—the Mano Nera we loosely call them—swept through me.Vistas in Sicily|Arthur Stanley Riggs
Mano was the leader of the ship's band, but he was not to be found.The Wonder Island Boys: Treasures of the Island|Roger Thompson Finlay
He could not count the number killed, but supposed them to be Mano, or ten thousand, and hence the name of the island Manono.Samoa, A Hundred Years Ago And Long Before|George Turner
Berretta in mano non fece mai danno—Cap in hand never harmed any one.