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Origin of manual
Examples from the Web for manual
Police said they seized several recording devices, including two hidden-camera clocks and a manual for a hidden-camera fan.Women Describe How Top D.C. Rabbi Allegedly Spied on Them in the Nude|Steven I. Weiss|October 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One of the core principles of my system of productivity, Less Doing, is something I call “Creating the Manual of You.”
He still had the old Remington manual typewriter on which he punched out Run to Daylight!The Night Vince Lombardi Lay Awake Brooding Over a 49-0 Win|W.C. Heinz|January 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In Life a User's Manual, Perec uses excess to slip the bounds of realism.
Now and then, a postcard would arrive with a curt message, typed on a manual typewriter.The Man with the President’s Ear, Arthur Schlesinger Jr. and JFK|Ted Widmer|October 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
These all work every other day at manual labor or some useful trade.Little Journeys To The Homes Of Great Teachers|Elbert Hubbard
For the first time in a generation human beings did manual labor such as unloading produce trucks.Robots of the World! Arise!|Mari Wolf
The conventional type of manual training—one period per week in the sixth, seventh and eighth grades—was not holding the pupils.The New Education|Scott Nearing
In a little while the whole army was under drill; for a great part, made up of raw militia, scarcely knew the manual exercise.
She had supplied herself betimes with a manual of etiquette, which she had studied with the assiduity of a diligent school-girl.The Golden Shoemaker|J. W. Keyworth
Word Origin for manual
c.1400, from Latin manualis "of or belonging to the hand; that can be thrown by hand," from manus "hand, strength, power over; armed force; handwriting," from PIE *man- (2) "hand" (cf. Old Norse mund "hand," Old English mund "hand, protection, guardian," German Vormund "guardian," Greek mane "hand").
early 15c., "service book used by a priest," from Old French manuel "handbook" (also "plow-handle"), from Late Latin manuale "case or cover of a book, handbook," noun use of neuter of Latin manualis (see manual (adj.)). Meaning "a concise handbook" of any sort is from 1530s.