n. white bread; small loaf of fine bread (Archaic)

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  • Manchet — Loaf Manchet, or manchette or michette (French), is a wheaten yeast bread of very good quality, or a small flat circular loaf of same. It was a bread that was small enough to be held in the hand or glove (see also manchette). History One of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Manchet — Man chet, n. Fine white bread; a loaf of fine bread. [Archaic] Bacon. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • manchet — [man′chət] n. [ME manchete < maine (same sense), aphetic < OFr paindemaine < L panis dominicus, lit., lord s bread + chet < Anglo Fr, wheat bread of lower quality < ?] Archaic a roll or small loaf of white bread made of the finest… …   English World dictionary

  • manchet — man|chet sb., ten, ter, terne (ærmelinning; kort, sammenfattende tekst), i sms. manchet , fx manchetskjorte …   Dansk ordbog

  • manchet — a, manchet, o adj. et n. manchotte …   Diccionari Personau e Evolutiu

  • manchet — ˈmanchə̇t noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English 1. archaic : wheaten bread of highest quality 2. now chiefly dialect : a roll of manchet especially when of a spindle shape with thick middle and pointed ends : a piece of white bread …   Useful english dictionary

  • manchet — /man chit/, n. Archaic. 1. a kind of white bread made from the finest flour. 2. Chiefly Dial. a piece or small loaf of such bread. [1375 1425; late ME mainchet; orig. uncert.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Manchet — 1) A small loaf, of the kind served at breakfast. Cf. Manchet2; Trencher 2) Her. A small round loaf used as a *charge. Cf. Manchet1 …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • manchet — [ mantʃɪt] noun archaic a fine wheaten loaf. Origin ME: perh. from obs. maine flour of the finest quality + obs. cheat, denoting a kind of wheaten bread …   English new terms dictionary

  • manchet — man·chet …   English syllables

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