|a fool or simpleton; ninny.|
|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
(Sanskrit: "thought"), in Indian philosophy, the human "mind," that faculty which coordinates sensory impressions before they are presented to the consciousness. Thus, when a person sees, hears, and smells an object-three different and not necessarily related impressions-the manas makes certain that he is conscious that it is the same object.
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