Manutenency Man`u*ten"en*cy, n. [L. manus hand + tenere to hold.] Maintenance. [Obs.] --Abp. Sancroft. [1913 Webster]

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  • manutenency — noun Etymology: Medieval Latin manutenentia, from Latin manus hand + tenentia tenancy more at manual, tenancy obsolete : support …   Useful english dictionary

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