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Manduce (2 syl.)

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The idol Gluttony, venerated by the Gastrolʹaters, people whose god was their belly.

“It is a monstrous … figure, fit to frighten little children; its eyes are bigger than its belly, and its head larger than all the rest of its body, … having a goodly pair of wide jaws, lined with two rows of teeth, which, by the magic of a small twine … are made to clash, chatter, and rattle against the other, as the jaws of St. Clement’s dragon (called graulli) on St. Mark’s procession at Metz.”—Rabelais: Pantagruel, iv. 59.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Manchester Poet
Manciple (A)
Mandamus (Latin)
Mandana
Mandarin
Mandeville (Bernard de)
Mandousians
Mandrabul
Mandrake
Mandricardo
Manduce
Manes
Manfred
Manger or Manger le Morceau
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Mani
Mani, Manes, or Manichæus
Manichæans or Manichees
Manitou
Manlian Orders
Manly