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Meaning of MANHOOD

Pronunciation:  'manhûd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[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
 
 Definition: 
\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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