Mannish

Man"nish

(?), a. [Man + -ish: cf. AS. mennisc, menisc.] 1. Resembling a human being in form or nature; human. Chaucer.
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But yet it was a figure
Most like to mannish creature.
Gower.
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2. Resembling, suitable to, or characteristic of, a man, manlike, masculine. Chaucer.
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A woman impudent and mannish grown.
Shak.
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3. Fond of men; -- said of a woman. [Obs.] Chaucer.
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-- Man"nish*ly (#),adv. -- Man"nish*ness, n.
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