Many Ma"ny, n. [See {Meine}, {Mansion}.] A retinue of servants; a household. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • Many — Ma ny, a. & pron. Note: [It has no variation to express degrees of comparison; more and most, which are used for the comparative and superlative degrees, are from a different root.] [OE. mani, moni, AS. manig, m[ae]nig, monig; akin to D. menig,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Many — Ma ny, n. [AS. menigeo, menigo, menio, multitude; akin to G. menge, OHG. manag[=i], menig[=i], Goth. managei. See {Many}, a.] 1. The populace; the common people; the majority of people, or of a community. [1913 Webster] After him the rascal many… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Many — may refer to: plural A quantifier that can be used with count nouns often preceded by as or too or so or that ; amounting to a large but indefinite number; many temptations ; a good many ; many directions ; more than a few, more than several… …   Wikipedia

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  • Many — País …   Wikipedia Español

  • Many — Many, Pfarrdorf im Bezirk Bicske des Comitats Stuhlweißenburg (ungarisches Verwaltungsgebiet Pesth Ofen); 2200 Ew …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • many — /men ee/, adj., more, most, n., pron. adj. 1. constituting or forming a large number; numerous: many people. 2. noting each one of a large number (usually fol. by a or an): For many a day it rained. n. 3. a large or considerable number of persons …   Universalium

  • Many — Cet article a pour sujet la commune française nommé Many. Pour une définition du mot « many », voir l’article many du Wiktionnaire …   Wikipédia en Français

  • many — I. adjective (more; most) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English manig; akin to Old High German manag many, Old Church Slavic mŭnogŭ much Date: before 12th century 1. consisting of or amounting to a large but indefinite number < worked for… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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