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Webster 1913 Edition


Manciple

Man′ci-ple

,
Noun.
[From OF.
mancipe
slave, servant (with
l
inserted, as in
participle
), fr. L.
mancipium
. See
Mancipate
.]
A steward; a purveyor, particularly of a college or Inn of Court.
Chaucer.

Webster 1828 Edition


Manciple

MAN'CIPLE

,
Noun.
[L. manceps; manu capio, supra.]
A steward; an undertaker; a purveyor, particularly of a college.

Definition 2022


manciple

manciple

English

Noun

manciple (plural manciples)

  1. A person in charge of purchasing and storing food and other provisions in a monastery, college, or court of law.

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