Many
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

  • Mány — Mány …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • many — See: GOOD MANY or GREAT MANY, IN SO MANY WORDS, SO MANY …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • many — See: GOOD MANY or GREAT MANY, IN SO MANY WORDS, SO MANY …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Many a — 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Many one — 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Many Happy Returns (disambiguation) — Many Happy Returns is a greeting, usually for birthdays, in reference to the passing year.Many Happy Returns may also refer to: Television * Many Happy Returns ( Prisoner episode), a 1967 episode of the British television series The Prisoner *… …   Wikipedia

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