Definition of manciple in English:
A person in charge of buying provisions for a college, an Inn of Court, or a monastery.
- Actually, university employees, such as manciples, were a more likely source of disorder.
- A manciple was in charge of getting provisions for a college or court.
- The miller's pseudo-aristocratic pride, founded on the worship of the notion of his wife's high status due to her descent from a parish priest, also offends the church, as well as clerks, wives and women in general, and perhaps even manciples.
Words that rhyme with mancipleOedipal • maniple
Definition of manciple in:
- US English dictionary
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