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maunche

or maunch

[ mahnch ]
/ mɑntʃ /

noun Heraldry.

manche.

Nearby words

maun, mauna kea, mauna kea observatories, mauna kea observatory, mauna loa, maunche, maund, maunder, maunder minimum, maundy, maundy money

Definition for maunche (2 of 2)

manche

or maunche, maunch

[ mahnch ]
/ mɑntʃ /

noun Heraldry.

a conventional representation of a sleeve with a flaring end, used as a charge.

Origin of manche

1200–50; Middle English < Middle French < Latin manicae (plural) long sleeves, gloves, handcuffs, derivative of manus hand
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British Dictionary definitions for maunche

Manche

/ (French mɑ̃ʃ) /

noun

a department of NW France, in Basse-Normandie region. Capital: St-Lô. Pop: 484 967 (2003 est). Area: 6412 sq km (2501 sq miles)
La Manche the French name for the English Channel
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