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A greegree man

  • an African magician or fetich priest.
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A man of mark

  • a conspicuous or eminent man.
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A marked man

  • a man who is noted by a community, or by a part of it, as, for excellence or depravity; usually with an unfavorable suggestion.
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abraham-man

A"bra*ham-man`, A"bram-man` noun (Also<
  • Abraham-man
  • Abram-man
)
Etymology
Possibly in allusion to the parable of the beggar Lazarus in Luke xvi. Murray (New Eng. Dict. ).
Definitions
  1. One of a set of vagabonds who formerly roamed through England, feigning lunacy for the sake of obtaining alms. Nares. Goldsmith.
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age of man

  • noun last 2 million years
    Quaternary period; Quaternary.
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ape-man

  • noun hypothetical organism formerly thought to be intermediate between apes and human beings
    missing link.
  • noun a person assumed to have been raised by apes
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apron man

A"pron man`
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  1. A man who wears an apron; a laboring man; a mechanic. Obs. Shak.
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backup man

  • noun someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult)
    stand-in; fill-in; substitute; relief; backup; reliever.
    • the star had a stand-in for dangerous scenes
    • we need extra employees for summer fill-ins
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barrow-man

  • noun a hawker of fruit and vegetables from a barrow
    costermonger; barrow-boy.
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beef man

  • noun a man who raises (or tends) cattle
    cattleman; beef man.
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Best man

  • noun the principal groomsman at a wedding
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  • the only or principal groomsman at a wedding ceremony.
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bionic man

  • noun a human being whose body has been taken over in whole or in part by electromechanical devices
    cyborg; bionic woman.
    • a cyborg is a cybernetic organism
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black man

  • noun a man who is Black
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boskop man

  • noun possible early Homo sapiens represented by a cranium found in the Transvaal; formerly considered a separate species
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broth of a man

  • noun an outstanding person; as if produced by boiling down a savory broth
    broth of a boy.
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career man

  • noun a man who is a careerist
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cave man

  • noun someone who lives in a cave
    caveman; cave dweller; troglodyte.
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city man

  • noun a financier who works in one of the banks in the City of London
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college man

  • noun a student (or former student) at a college or university
    collegian; college boy.
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common man

  • noun a person who holds no title
    common person; commoner.
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company man

  • noun an employee whose first loyalty is to the company rather than to fellow workers
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con man

  • noun a swindler who exploits the confidence of his victim
    con artist; con man.
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Confidence man

  • noun a swindler who exploits the confidence of his victim
    con artist; con man.
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  • a swindler.
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conjure man

  • noun a witch doctor who practices conjury
    conjurer; conjuror.
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corner man

  • noun a man at one end of line of performers in a minstrel show; carries on humorous dialogue with the interlocutor
    corner man.
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cow man

  • noun a man who raises (or tends) cattle
    cattleman; beef man.
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customer's man

  • noun someone in charge of a client's account for an advertising agency or brokerage or other service business
    customer's broker; account executive; account representative; registered representative.
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dead-man's float

  • noun a floating position with the face down and arms stretched forward
    prone float.
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dead-man's-fingers

  • noun the fruiting bodies of the fungi of the genus Xylaria
    Xylaria polymorpha; dead-men's-fingers.
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decoy-man

De*coy"-man` noun
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plural Decoy-men
Definitions
  1. A man employed in decoying wild fowl.
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dirty old man

  • noun a middle-aged man with lecherous inclinations
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divorced man

  • noun a man who is divorced from (or separated from) his wife
    grass widower.
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elevator man

  • noun a man employed to operate an elevator
    liftman; elevator boy.
    • in England they call an elevator man a liftman
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End man

  • noun a man at one end of line of performers in a minstrel show; carries on humorous dialogue with the interlocutor
    corner man.
  • noun a man at one end of a row of people
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  • the last man in a row; one of the two men at the extremities of a line of minstrels.
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enlisted man

  • noun a male enlisted person in the armed forces
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ent man

  • noun a specialist in the disorders of the ear or nose or throat
    otolaryngologist; rhinolaryngologist; ear-nose-and-throat doctor; otorhinolaryngologist.
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fall of man

  • noun (Judeo-Christian mythology) when Adam and Eve ate of the fruit of the tree of knowledge of good and evil in the Garden of Eden, God punished them by driving them out of the Garden of Eden and into the world where they would be subject to sickness and pain and eventual death
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Family man

  • noun a man whose family is of major importance in his life
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  • . (a) A man who has a family; esp., one who has a wife and children living with him andd dependent upon him. (b) A man of domestic habits. "The Jews are generally, when married, most exemplary family men." Mayhew.
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fancy man

  • noun someone who procures customers for whores (in England they call a pimp a ponce)
    pander; procurer; pimp; ponce; pandar; panderer.
  • noun a woman's lover
    paramour.
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feral man

  • noun a person who is not socialized
    feral man.
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fingerprint man

  • noun a specialist in identifying fingerprints
    fingerprint expert; fingerprint specialist.
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Foremast hand ∨ man

  • (Naut.), a common sailor; also, a man stationed to attend to the gear of the foremast.
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four-minute man

  • noun someone who has run the mile in less that 4 minutes
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front man

  • noun a person used as a cover for some questionable activity
    figurehead; nominal head; front; strawman; front man.
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full-manned

Full"-manned` adjective
Definitions
  1. Completely furnished wiith men, as a ship.
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g-man

  • noun a special law-enforcement agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
    G-man; FBI agent.
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garbage man

  • noun someone employed to collect and dispose of refuse
    garbageman; garbage collector; refuse collector; garbage carter; dustman; garbage hauler.
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gay man

  • noun a homosexual man
    shirtlifter.
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gingerbread man

  • noun gingerbread cut in the shape of a person
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Gold-end man

  • . (a) A buyer of old gold or jewelry. (b) A goldsmith's apprentice. (c) An itinerant jeweler. "I know him not: he looks like a gold-end man." B. Jonson.
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Gong farmer, Gong man

  • a cleaner of privies. Obs.
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government man

  • noun a special law-enforcement agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
    G-man; FBI agent.
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hatchet man

  • noun a professional killer
    iceman.
  • noun one whose job it is to execute unpleasant tasks for a superior
    enforcer.
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Hatchet man
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  1. A person hired to murder or physically attack another; a hit man.
  2. A person who deliberately tries to ruin the reputation of another, often unscrupulously, by slander or other malicious communication, often with political motive, and sometimes for pay.
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he-man

  • noun a man who is virile and sexually active
    he-man; stud.
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heidelberg man

  • noun a type of primitive man who lived in Europe
    Homo heidelbergensis.
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hired man

  • noun a hired laborer on a farm or ranch
    hired hand; hand.
    • the hired hand fixed the railing
    • a ranch hand
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hit man

  • noun a professional killer who uses a gun
    gunslinger; hired gun; shooter; gun; triggerman; hitman; gunman; torpedo; gun for hire.
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holdup man

  • noun an armed thief
    holdup man.
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holy man

  • noun person of exceptional holiness
    holy person; angel; saint.
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Iron man

  • noun a strong man of exceptional physical endurance
    ironman.
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  • (Cotton Manuf.), a name for the self-acting spinning mule.
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isle of man

  • noun one of the British Isles in the Irish Sea
    Man.
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java man

  • noun fossil remains found in Java; formerly called Pithecanthropus erectus
    Java man.
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Ladies' man

  • noun a man who takes advantage of women
    lady killer; seducer.
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  • a man who affects the society of ladies.
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leading man

  • noun actor who plays the leading male role
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life-of-man

  • noun unarmed woody rhizomatous perennial plant distinguished from wild sarsaparilla by more aromatic roots and panicled umbels; southeastern North America to Mexico
    American spikenard; Aralia racemosa; petty morel.
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lookout man

  • noun a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event
    lookout; picket; sentry; watch; scout; spotter; sentinel.
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macho-man

  • noun a man who is virile and sexually active
    he-man; stud.
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maintenance man

  • noun a skilled worker whose job is to repair things
    maintenance man; repairman.
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man and wife

  • noun two people who are married to each other
    marriage; married couple.
    • his second marriage was happier than the first
    • a married couple without love
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Man ape

  • (Zoöl.), a anthropoid ape, as the gorilla.
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Man at arms

  • a designation of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries for a soldier fully armed.
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Man engine

  • a mechanical lift for raising or lowering people through considerable distances; specifically (Mining), a contrivance by which miners ascend or descend in a shaft. It consists of a series of landings in the shaft and an equal number of shelves on a vertical rod which has an up and down motion equal to the distance between the successive landings. A man steps from a landing to a shelf and is lifted or lowered to the next landing, upon which he them steps, and so on, traveling by successive stages.
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Man Friday

  • noun the most helpful assistant
    man Friday; chief assistant.
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  • a person wholly subservient to the will of another, like Robinson Crusoe's servant Friday.
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man hour

  • noun a time unit used in industry for measuring work
    person hour.
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man in the street

  • noun a hypothetical average man
    Joe Bloggs; Joe Blow; John Doe.
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man jack

  • noun a single individual
    • every man jack
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man of action

  • noun someone inclined to act first and think later
    man of action.
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man of affairs

  • noun a person engaged in commercial or industrial business (especially an owner or executive)
    businessman.
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man of deeds

  • noun someone inclined to act first and think later
    man of action.
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man of letters

  • noun a man devoted to literary or scholarly activities
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man of means

  • noun a man who is wealthy
    rich man; man of means.
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Man of straw

  • a puppet; one who is controlled by others; also, one who is not responsible pecuniarily.
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man of the cloth

  • noun a member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church
    reverend; clergyman.
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man of the world

  • noun a worldly-wise person
    sophisticate.
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Man of war

  • . (a) A warrior; a soldier . Shak. (b) (Naut.) See in the Vocabulary.
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man's body

  • noun the body of an adult man
    adult male body.
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man's clothing

  • noun clothing that is designed for men to wear
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man-about-town

  • noun a man devoted to the pursuit of pleasure
    Corinthian; playboy.
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man-at-arms

  • noun a heavily armed and mounted soldier in medieval times
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man-child

  • noun a child who is male
    male offspring.
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man-eater

  • noun a person who eats human flesh
    anthropophagite; cannibal; anthropophagus.
  • noun large aggressive shark widespread in warm seas; known to attack humans
    great white shark; Carcharodon carcharias; white shark; man-eater.
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Man"-eat`er noun
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  1. (Zoöl.) One who, or that which, has an appetite for human flesh; specifically, one of certain large sharks (esp. Carcharodon Rondeleti); also, a lion or a tiger which has acquired the habit of feeding upon human flesh.
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man-eating shark

  • noun large aggressive shark widespread in warm seas; known to attack humans
    great white shark; Carcharodon carcharias; white shark; man-eater.
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man-made

  • adjective satellite not of natural origin; prepared or made artificially
    synthetic; semisynthetic.
    • man-made fibers
    • synthetic leather
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man-made fiber

  • noun fiber created from natural materials or by chemical processes
    synthetic fiber.
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man-made lake

  • noun lake used to store water for community use
    artificial lake; reservoir.
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Man-of-the earth

  • (Bot.), a twining plant (Ipomoea pandurata) with leaves and flowers much like those of the morning-glory, but having an immense tuberous farinaceous root.
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man-of-the-earth

  • noun a morning glory with long roots of western United States
    Ipomoea leptophylla.
  • noun tropical American prostrate or climbing herbaceous perennial having an enormous starchy root; sometimes held to be source of the sweet potato
    wild sweet potato vine; scammonyroot; wild potato vine; Ipomoea panurata; manroot; Ipomoea fastigiata.
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man-of-war

  • noun a warship intended for combat
    ship of the line.
  • noun large siphonophore having a bladderlike float and stinging tentacles
    man-of-war; jellyfish.
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man-of-war bird

  • noun long-billed warm-water seabird with wide wingspan and forked tail
    frigate bird.
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Man-of-war's man

  • a sailor serving in a ship of war.
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man-on-a-horse

  • noun an edible agaric with yellow gills and a viscid yellow cap that has a brownish center
    Tricholoma flavovirens.
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man-portable

  • adjective satellite portable by one man
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man-sized

  • adjective satellite calling for the strength of a man
    • a man-sized job
  • adjective satellite very large; appropriate to the size of a man
    • a man-sized piece of cake
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man-to-man

  • adjective satellite forthright and honest
    • had a man-to-man talk about the facts of life
  • adjective satellite being a system of play in which an individual defensive player guards an individual offensive player
    one-on-one.
    • one-on-one defense
  • adverb directly
    • we must talk man-to-man
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maned sheep

  • noun wild sheep of northern Africa
    aoudad; Barbary sheep; audad; Ammotragus lervia; arui.
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maned wolf

  • noun reddish-grey wolf of southwestern North America
    red wolf; Canis rufus; Canis niger.
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married man

  • noun a married man; a woman's partner in marriage
    hubby; husband.
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Marrrying man

  • a man disposed to marry. Colloq.
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mechanical man

  • noun an automaton that resembles a human being
    android; humanoid.
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medical man

  • noun someone who practices medicine
    medical practitioner.
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Medicine man

  • noun a Native American shaman
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  • (among the North American Indians), a person who professes to cure sickness, drive away evil spirits, and regulate the weather by the arts of magic.
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middle-aged man

  • noun a man who is roughly between 45 and 65 years old
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military man

  • noun someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
    serviceman; military personnel; man.
    • two men stood sentry duty
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miracle man

  • noun a person who claims or is alleged to perform miracles
    miracle worker.
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modern man

  • noun subspecies of Homo sapiens; includes all modern races
    Homo sapiens sapiens.
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mountain man

  • noun a man who lives on the frontier
    backwoodsman; frontiersman.
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muffin man

  • noun formerly an itinerant peddler of muffins
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  • noun a serviceman in the navy
    bluejacket; sailor; sailor boy.
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neandertal man

  • noun extinct robust human of Middle Paleolithic in Europe and western Asia
    Homo sapiens neanderthalensis; Neanderthal; Neandertal; Neandertal man.
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neanderthal man

  • noun extinct robust human of Middle Paleolithic in Europe and western Asia
    Homo sapiens neanderthalensis; Neanderthal; Neandertal; Neandertal man.
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no man's land

  • noun an unoccupied area between the front lines of opposing armies
  • noun land that is unowned and uninhabited (and usually undesirable)
  • noun the ambiguous region between two categories or states or conditions (usually containing some features of both)
    twilight zone.
    • but there is still a twilight zone, the tantalizing occurrences that are probably noise but might possibly be a signal
    • in the twilight zone between humor and vulgarity
    • in that no man's land between negotiation and aggression
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no-man's land

No"-man's` land`
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  1. (Naut.) A space amidships used to keep blocks, ropes, etc.; a space on a ship belonging to no one in particular to care for.
  2. Fig.: An unclaimed space or time.
    That no-man's land of twilight. W. Black.
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odd man out

  • noun someone regarded as eccentric or crazy and standing out from a group
    kook; queer duck; queer bird; odd fish; odd fellow.
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odd-job man

  • noun a man skilled in various odd jobs and other small tasks
    handyman; jack of all trades.
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old man

  • noun a man who is very old
    graybeard; greybeard; Methuselah.
  • noun a familiar term of address for a man
    old boy.
  • noun an informal term for your father
  • noun aromatic herb of temperate Eurasia and North Africa having a bitter taste used in making the liqueur absinthe
    Artemisia absinthium; common wormwood; lad's love; absinthe.
  • noun (slang) boss
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old man of the mountain

  • noun whitish hairy plant with featherlike leaves and a few stout stems each bearing an especially handsome solitary large yellow flower head; mountainous regions north central United States
    Tetraneuris grandiflora; alpine sunflower; Hymenoxys grandiflora.
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Old man's beard

  • noun dense festoons of greenish-grey hairlike flexuous strands anchored to tree trunks and branches by sparse wiry roots; southeastern United States and West Indies to South America
    black moss; Spanish moss; long moss; Tillandsia usneoides.
  • noun vigorous deciduous climber of Europe to Afghanistan and Lebanon having panicles of fragrant green-white flowers in summer and autumn
    Clematis vitalba; traveller's joy; traveler's joy.
  • noun common climber of eastern North America that sprawls over other plants and bears numerous panicles of small creamy white flowers
    devil's darning needle; Clematis virginiana; virgin's bower.
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  • . (Bot.) (a) The traveler's joy (Clematis Vitalba). So named from the abundant long feathery awns of its fruit. (b) The Tillandsia usneoides. See Tillandsia.
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Old man's head

  • (Bot.), a columnar cactus (Pilocereus senilis), native of Mexico, covered towards the top with long white hairs.
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old-man-of-the-woods

  • noun edible mild-tasting mushroom found in coniferous woodlands of eastern North America
    Strobilomyces floccopus.
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one-man

  • adjective satellite designed for or restricted to a single person
    one-person; one-woman.
    • a one-man show
    • a one-person tent
    • Sarah Silverman's hilarious one-woman show
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one-man rule

  • noun a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
    tyranny; absolutism; dictatorship; monocracy; Stalinism; shogunate; authoritarianism; despotism; Caesarism; totalitarianism.
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organization man

  • noun an employee who sacrifices his own individuality for the good of an organization
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outdoor man

  • noun someone who enjoys outdoor activities
    outdoor man.
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pac-man strategy

  • noun the target company defends itself by threatening to take over its acquirer
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Party man

  • noun a member of a political party who follows strictly the party line
    party liner.
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  • a partisan. Swift.
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peking man

  • noun fossils found near Beijing, China; they were lost during World War II
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piltdown man

  • noun a supposedly primitive man later proven to be a hoax
    Piltdown hoax.
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pivot man

  • noun the person in a rank around whom the others wheel and maneuver
    pivot.
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point man

  • noun someone who is the forefront of an important enterprise
    • he is the president's point man on economic issues
  • noun a soldier who goes ahead of a patrol
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poor man's orchid

  • noun any plant of the genus Schizanthus having finely divided leaves and showy variegated flowers
    butterfly flower; schizanthus.
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poor man's pulse

  • noun twining herb of Old World tropics cultivated in India for food and fodder; sometimes placed in genus Dolichos
    horse grain; horse gram; Dolichos biflorus; Macrotyloma uniflorum.
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Poor man's treacle

  • (Bot.), garlic; so called because it was thought to be an antidote to animal poison. Eng Dr. Prior.
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Poor man's weatherglass

  • noun herb with scarlet or white or purple blossoms that close at approach of rainy weather
    Anagallis arvensis; red pimpernel; scarlet pimpernel.
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  • (Bot.), the red-flowered pimpernel (Anagallis arvensis), which opens its blossoms only in fair weather.
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Portuguese man-of-war

  • noun large siphonophore having a bladderlike float and stinging tentacles
    man-of-war; jellyfish.
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  • (Zoöl.), any species of the genus Physalia. See Physalia.
  • . (Zoöl.) See Physalia.
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pr man

  • noun someone employed to arrange publicity (for a firm or a public figure)
    press agent; public relations man; PR man.
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preacher man

  • noun someone whose occupation is preaching the gospel
    preacher; sermonizer; sermoniser.
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Property man

  • noun member of the stage crew in charge of properties
    propman; property master.
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  • or prop man , one who has charge of the "properties" of a theater.
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public relations man

  • noun someone employed to arrange publicity (for a firm or a public figure)
    press agent; public relations man; PR man.
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publicity man

  • noun someone employed to arrange publicity (for a firm or a public figure)
    press agent; public relations man; PR man.
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quarry-man

Quar"ry-man noun
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plural Quarrymen
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  1. A man who is engaged in quarrying stones; a quarrier.
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railroad man

  • noun an employee of a railroad
    railroader; trainman; railroad man; railwayman.
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railway man

  • noun an employee of a railroad
    railroader; trainman; railroad man; railwayman.
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Reading man

  • one who reads much; hence, in the English universities, a close, industrious student.
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Red man

  • noun (slang) offensive term for Native Americans
    Redskin; Injun.
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  • one of the American Indians; so called from his color.
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remainder-man

Re*main"der-man noun
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plural Remainder-men
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  1. (Law) One who has an estate after a particular estate is determined. See Remainder, n., 3. Blackstone.
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remittance man

  • noun an exile living on money sent from home
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renaissance man

  • noun a modern scholar who is in a position to acquire more than superficial knowledge about many different interests
    generalist.
    • a statistician has to be something of a generalist
  • noun a scholar during the Renaissance who (because knowledge was limited) could know almost everything about many topics
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rewrite man

  • noun someone who puts text into appropriate form for publication
    redact; rewriter; redactor; reviser.
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rhodesian man

  • noun a primitive hominid resembling Neanderthal man but living in Africa
    Homo rhodesiensis.
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rich man

  • noun a man who is wealthy
    rich man; man of means.
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right-hand man

  • noun the most helpful assistant
    man Friday; chief assistant.
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section man

  • noun someone who teaches a section of a large college course
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Self-made man

  • a man who has risen from poverty or obscurity by means of his own talentss or energies.
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service man

  • noun a skilled worker whose job is to repair things
    maintenance man; repairman.
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Serving man

  • a male servant, or attendant; a manservant.
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solo man

  • noun early man of late Pleistocene; skull resembles that of Neanderthal man but with smaller cranial capacity; found in Java
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Sporting man

  • noun someone who leads a merry existence; especially a gambler on the outcome of sporting events
  • noun someone who enjoys outdoor activities
    outdoor man.
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  • one who practices field sports; also, a horse racer, a pugilist, a gambler, or the like.
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squaw man

  • noun a white man married to a North American Indian woman
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stan the man

  • noun United States baseball player (born in 1920)
    Stan Musial; Musial; Stanley Frank Musial.
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stickup man

  • noun an armed thief
    holdup man.
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straight man

  • noun a performer who acts as stooge to a comedian
    second banana.
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straw man

  • noun a person used as a cover for some questionable activity
    figurehead; nominal head; front; strawman; front man.
  • noun a weak or sham argument set up to be easily refuted
    strawman.
  • noun an effigy in the shape of a man to frighten birds away from seeds
    scarer; bird-scarer; strawman; scarecrow.
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stunt man

  • noun a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stunts
    double; stunt woman.
    • his first job in Hollywood was as a double for Clark Gable
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t-man

  • noun a special law-enforcement agent of the United States Treasury
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to a man

  • adverb without exception
    • voted for unionization to a man
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To be one's own man

  • to have command of one's self; not to be subject to another.
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To man a yard

  • (Naut.), to send men upon a yard, as for furling or reefing a sail.
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To man the yards

  • (Naut.), to station men on the yards as a salute or mark of respect.
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Tobacco man

  • a tobacconist. R.
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trencher-man

Trench"er-man noun
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plural Trencher-men
Definitions
  1. A feeder; a great eater; a gormandizer. Shak.
  2. A cook. Obs.
    The skillfulest trencher-men of Media. Sir P. Sidney.
  3. A table companion; a trencher mate. Thackeray.
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trinil man

  • noun fossil remains found in Java; formerly called Pithecanthropus erectus
    Java man.
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Turnpike man

  • a man who collects tolls at a turnpike.
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two-man saw

  • noun a saw with handles at both ends; intended for use by two people
    lumberman's saw; whipsaw; two-handed saw.
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two-man tent

  • noun a tent designed for occupancy by two persons
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unmarried man

  • noun a man who has never been married
    bachelor.
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utility man

  • noun a baseball player valued for the ability to play at several positions
  • noun a workman expected to serve in any capacity when called on
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vigilance man

  • noun member of a vigilance committee
    vigilante.
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wealthy man

  • noun a man who is wealthy
    rich man; man of means.
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white man

  • noun a man who is White
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white man's burden

  • noun the supposed responsibility of the white race to provide care for their non-white subjects
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white-man's foot

  • noun common European perennial naturalized worldwide; a troublesome weed
    whiteman's foot; Plantago major; cart-track plant; common plantain; broad-leaved plantain.
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wild man

  • noun a person who is not socialized
    feral man.
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wise man

  • noun a wise and trusted guide and advisor
    mentor.
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working man

  • noun an employee who performs manual or industrial labor
    workman; workingman; working person.
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worship of man

  • noun the worship of human beings
    anthropolatry.
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yellow man

  • noun offensive term for an Asian man
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yes-man

  • noun a person of unquestioning obedience
    flunky; stooge; flunkey.
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young man

  • noun a teenager or a young adult male
    young buck.
  • noun a man who is the lover of a girl or young woman
    swain; beau; fellow; boyfriend.
    • if I'd known he was her boyfriend I wouldn't have asked
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