noun Heraldry.
a conventional representation of a sleeve with a flaring end, used as a charge.
Also, maunche, maunch.

1200–50; Middle English < Middle French < Latin manicae (plural) long sleeves, gloves, handcuffs, derivative of manus hand Unabridged


a department in NW France. 2476 sq. mi. (6413 sq. km). Capital: Saint-Lô. Unabridged
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Manche (French mɑ̃ʃ)
1.  a department of NW France, in Basse-Normandie region. Capital: St-Lô. Pop: 484 967 (2003 est). Area: 6412 sq km (2501 sq miles)
2.  La Manche the French name for the English Channel

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