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manchet

[man-chit] /ˈmæn tʃɪt/
noun, Archaic.
1.
a kind of white bread made from the finest flour.
2.
Chiefly Dialect. a piece or small loaf of such bread.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English mainchet; origin uncertain
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