n.1.A little man.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
"Not a moon since there was a Manling with a knife threw stones at my head and called me bad little tree-cat names, because I lay asleep in the open."
"Now this same Manling comes with soft, tickling words to this same Flathead, telling him that he is wise and strong and beautiful, and this same old Flathead believes and makes a place, thus, for this same stone-throwing Manling, and--Art thou at ease now?
"There will be neither Manling nor Wolf-cub when that hunting is done, but only dry bones."
"Hah!" said Kaa with a chuckle, "he has friends everywhere, this manling. Stand back, manling.
"They shall carry thee far through the jungle, manling. But now go hence quickly with thy friends.
According to marketing manager Manling Kong, expansion into nonwoven viscose fiber lies on expectation of the continuously high growth of the nonwoven market, which will be driven by growing populations, increasing disposable income, speedy life style, widening coverage and functions, and Sateri believes that the nonwovens industry will remain its double-digit growth for the next decade.
Linda Feng, Natasha Heller, and Manling Luo--all scholars who have published extensively on medieval literature and culture.
The look on his face was so cute when I lurched up close and roared, Trouble not the tiger in his lair nor the lion at his meat, manling! I 'bout tinkled myself snickering after he fled.
Luo, Manling. Literati Storytelling in Late Medieval China.
They shall carry thee far through the jungle, manling," uttered Kaa, the giant python, to protege and friend Mowgli in Rudyard Kipling's novel, The Jungle Book.
In a report submitted to Henares, the regional office identified them as Bonifacio Ladio, owner of LVS Glimpex Philippines Corporaton, Manling Lim of Little Bebe Baby Products and Accessory Center, Inocencia Honrubia of Havilah Enterprises, Jerome Lapuz and Theresa Lapuz of Autohub, Rowena Villavencio of White Gold Petroluem and Florante Galinato of Yoshimoto Pole Construction.
CIC members Stephen Hughes, MCIC, Tibor Breining, MCIC and ManLing Chan, MCIC, can brag about their workplace.