maniple

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man·i·ple

 (măn′ə-pəl)
n.
1. An ornamental silk band hung as an ecclesiastical vestment on the left arm near the wrist.
2. A subdivision of an ancient Roman legion, containing 60 or 120 men.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin manipulus, handful : manus, hand; see man- in Indo-European roots + -pulus, perhaps -ful; see pelə- in Indo-European roots.]

maniple

(ˈmænɪpəl)
n
1. (Historical Terms) (in ancient Rome) a unit of 120 to 200 foot soldiers
2. (Military) (in ancient Rome) a unit of 120 to 200 foot soldiers
3. (Historical Terms) Christianity an ornamental band formerly worn on the left arm by the celebrant at the Eucharist
4. (Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity an ornamental band formerly worn on the left arm by the celebrant at the Eucharist
[C16: from Medieval Latin manipulus (the Eucharistic vestment), from Latin, literally: a handful, from manus hand]

man•i•ple

(ˈmæn ə pəl)

n.
1. (in ancient Rome) a subdivision of a legion, consisting of 60 or 120 men.
2. a Eucharistic vestment consisting of an ornamental strip worn over the left arm near the wrist. See illus. at chasuble.
[1400–50; late Middle English: the vestment (< Middle French) < Medieval Latin manipulus, Latin: military unit, literally, handful =mani-, comb. form of manus hand + -pulus suffix of obscure orig., perhaps akin to plēnus full1]

Maniple

 a handful; a small band of soldiers—Johnson, 1755.
Examples: maniple of papers and petitions, 1632; of people, 1829; of soldiers, 1755.
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Destacan el Manipulus curatorum (1475), debida al taller de Mateo Flandro y primera obra impresa en Aragon, y otros dos incunables, Fori aragonum (1496) y la Cronica de Aragon (1499), obra de Gauberto Fabricio de Vagad, ambos impresos por Pablo Hurus.
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Preachers, Florilegia and Sermons: Studies on the Manipulus Florum of Thomas of Ireland.
Manipulus plantarum novarum praecipue America australioris (Suite).
Rouse, Preachers, Florilegia and Sermons: Studies on the Manipulus Florum of Thomas of Ireland, Studies and Texts 47 (Toronto: Pontifical Institute, 1979), 246-50.
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I was pleased to read the two essays--one by James McEvoy, the other by Declan Lawell--on Thomas of Ireland, an early fourteenth-century interpreter of the Pseudo-Dionysius, who is better known for his anthology, the Manipulus florum.
(60) "Chimeram praedicari de Antichristo autore Sorbonista Anonymo"; "Manipulus quercuum, sive are comprehendendi transcendentia.
PEDRAZA GRACIA, Manuel J.: <<La introduccion de la imprenta en Zaragoza: La produccion y distribucion del Manipulus Curatorum de Guido de Monterroterio, Zaragoza, Matheus Flanders, 15 de octubre de 1475>>.