Definition of Manes

1. Noun. A Persian prophet who founded Manichaeism (216-276).

Generic synonyms: Prophet



Definition of Manes

1. n. pl. The benevolent spirits of the dead, especially of dead ancestors, regarded as family deities and protectors.

Definition of Manes

1. Noun. The souls or spirits of dead ancestors, conceived as deities or the subjects of reverence. ¹

2. Noun. (plural of mane) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Manes

1. mane [n] - See also: mane

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Manes

maneen
manefaire
manege
maneged
maneges
maneging
maneh
manehs
manele
maneless
manelessness
manelike
manent
manequin
manerial
manes (current term)
maneuver
maneuverability
maneuverable
maneuvered
maneuverer
maneuverers
maneuvering
maneuverings
maneuvers
maneuvrability
maneuvrable
maneuvre
maneuvreability
maneuvred

Literary usage of Manes

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1. The Complete Works of John Lyly by John Lyly (1902)
"manes. I serue in steede of a maister, a mouse, whose house is a tub, whose dinner is a ... manes, it is pittie so proper a man should be cast away vppon a ..."

2. Cyclopedia of Painters and Paintings edited by John Denison Champlin, Charles Callahan Perkins (1887)
"manes, ANTON, boni at Prague in 1784, died there in 1843. Landscape painter, pupil at ... manes, WENZEL, born at Prague in 1796, died there, March 27, 1858. ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Herbert Spencer thinks it developed from the belief in an other self, which survived after death, and the manes worship was the outcome of a desire and ..."

4. Representative English Comedies: With Introductory Essays and Notes, an by Charles Mills Gayley, Alwin Thaler (1903)
"manes. I would it were so; but hee keepeth neither hot nor cold. Gran. ... That made manes runne from his master the last day.4 20 ..."

5. The Ontario Reports: Containing Reports of Cases Decided in the Queen's by Ontario High Court of Justice, Ontario, High Court of Justice (1893)
"It is quite clear from the Judgment, evidence that there was a sale by Ray to manes pursuant Ferguson, J. to which manes went into possession and made ..."

6. A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and by William Tooke, William Beloe, Robert Nares (1798)
"For although manes wrote a great many pieces ... fo manes became famous all over Per- fia. His merit engaged at length the attention of the court; ..."

7. A Select Collection of Old Plays: In Twelve Volumes by Robert Dodsley, Isaac Reed, Octavius Gilchrist, John Payne Collier (1825)
"manes, it is pity so proper a man should be cast away upon a philosopher ; but that ... manes. Are you merry ? it is a sign by the trip of your tongue, ..."

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