manliness. (1.) An Amoritish chief in alliance with Abraham (Gen. 14:13, 24). (2.) The name of the place in the neighbourhood of Hebron (q.v.) where Abraham dwelt (Gen. 23:17, 19; 35:27); called also in Authorized Version (13:18) the “plain of Mamre,” but in Revised Version more correctly “the oaks [marg., ‘terebinths’] of Mamre.” The name probably denotes the “oak grove” or the “wood of Mamre,” thus designated after Abraham’s ally. This “grove” must have been within sight of or “facing” Machpelah (q.v.). The site of Mamre has been identified with Ballatet Selta, i.e., “the oak of rest”, where there is a tree called “Abraham’s oak,” about a mile and a half west of Hebron. Others identify it with er-Rameh, 2 miles north of Hebron.
[muh-moo r-ee-uh s] /məˈmʊər i əs/ noun, Roman Legend. 1. a smith who made 11 copies of the Ancile to prevent thieves from recognizing the original.
[mom-zer] /ˈmɒm zər/ noun 1. bastard; illegitimate child. 2. Slang. . 3. a child born of a marriage forbidden in Judaism. /ˈmɑmzə/ noun 1. a Yiddish slang word for bastard 2. (Judaism) a child of an incestuous or adulterous union n. “bastard,” 1560s, from Late Latin mamzer, from Hebrew mamzer, left untranslated in Deut. xxiii:2 […]
[mah-nah] /ˈmɑ nɑ/ noun, Anthropology. 1. a generalized, supernatural force or power, which may be concentrated in objects or persons. [man-ey] /ˈmæn eɪ/ noun 1. . [man-ey] /ˈmæn eɪ/ noun 1. an ancient kingdom in Iran, in Kurdistan. /ˈmɑːnə/ noun (anthropol) 1. (in Polynesia, Melanesia, etc) a concept of a life force, believed to be […]
noun 1. a socially active, sophisticated man who frequents fashionable nightclubs, theaters, restaurants, etc.; playboy; boulevardier. noun 1. a fashionable sophisticate, esp one in a big city noun A sophisticated urban man and cynosure; boulevardier (1734+) A man who frequently attends fashionable social functions, as in Fred is quite the man about town these days. […]