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Definition of Mannishly
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Literary usage of Mannishly
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1. The Best Short Stories of ... and the Yearbook of the American Short Story edited by Edward Joseph Harrington O'Brien (1919)
"She wore a mannishly made suit of slate-gray, wiry material, and her hat had two large pins of green which, inserted in front, glittered high on her ..."
2. The English Illustrated Magazine (1897)
"Come, pretty mistress," he began, " this is no place for thee, come follow me ; bear thyself mannishly to cheat the sentries, or—" He laid one hand on the ..."
3. Little Pilgrimages Among the Men who Have Written Famous Books by Edward Francis Harkins (1901)
"Not a little fop among them, having proposed and been accepted, but perches on a limb, and has the air of putting his hands mannishly under his coat•tails ..."