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Meaning of MANHOOD

Pronunciation:  'manhûd

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  the state of being a man; manly qualities

MANHOOD is a 7 letter word that starts with M.


 See Also: adulthood



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Man"hood\, n. [Man- + -hood.]
1. The state of being man as a human being, or man as
   distinguished from a child or a woman.

2. Manly quality; courage; bravery; resolution.

         I am ashamed That thou hast power to shake my
         manhood thus.                         --Shak.

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