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Manxman

[mangks-muh n]
noun, plural Manx·men.
  1. a native or inhabitant of the Isle of Man.
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Origin of Manxman

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Examples from the Web for manxman

Historical Examples

  • Potatoes and herrings, Mr. Christian; just a Manxman's supper.

    The Manxman

    Hall Caine

  • And Manxman or no Manxman, what for should he turn up his nose at herrings same as these?

    The Manxman

    Hall Caine

  • I'm a Manxman myself, mate, and I've got a lil Manx woman that's waiting for me yonder.

    The Manxman

    Hall Caine

  • That definition requires that the Manxman had no hand in naming Man.

  • So the Manxman, such as he is, taken all the centuries through, is thoroughbred.


British Dictionary definitions for manxman

Manxman

feminine Manxwoman (ˈmæŋkswʊmən)

noun plural -men or -women
  1. a native or inhabitant of the Isle of Man
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