Manesheet

Mane"sheet`

(?), n. A covering placed over the upper part of a horse's head.
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Ma*neu"ver

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Ma*nu"vre

} (?), n. [F. manuvre, OF. manuevre, LL. manopera, lit., hand work, manual labor; L. manus hand + opera, fr. opus work. See Manual, Operate, and cf. Mainor, Manure.]
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1. Management; dexterous movement; specif., a military or naval evolution, movement, or change of position.
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2. Management with address or artful design; adroit proceeding; stratagem.
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Ma*neu"ver

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Ma*nu"vre

, } v. i. [imp. & p. p. Maneuvered (#) or Manuvred; p. pr. & vb. n. Maneuvering (), or Manuvring ().] [Cf. F. manuvrer. See Maneuver, n.] 1. To perform a movement or movements in military or naval tactics; to make changes in position with the intention of getting an advantage in attack or defense.
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2. Hence: To make changes in one's approach to solving a problem, so as to achieve maximum advantage in a changing situation; -- used especially in competitive situations, as in politics, diplomacy, or sports.
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3. To manage with address or art; to scheme.
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Ma*neu"ver

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Ma*nu"vre

, } v. t. 1. To change the positions of, as of troops of ships.
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Ma*neu"ver*er

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Ma*nu"vrer

(?), } n. One who maneuvers.
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This charming widow Beaumont is a nanuvrer. We can't well make an English word of it.
Miss Edgeworth.
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