It seems to me a foul annoyance to wade across the strait to thee, and wet my garments: but I will pay thee, mannikin!
I'm not quite the tailor's mannikin that I was in the old days at the 'Varsity.
The word imports what the Latins call nanunculus, the Italians homunceletino, and the English mannikin.
She ought to be a mannikin when she grows up, and try on coats and mantles in shops.
Likewise the Polong, a Malay familiar spirit, is ‘an exceedingly diminutive female figure or mannikin’.
The story of the mannikin who is clever at spinning or weaving is widespread.
The mannikin should be prepared in time so that the skin will not have to lay wet for more than a day before mounting.
I look into my mind and discover I am too much of a mannikin to have any.
The word imports what the Latins call homunculus, the Italians homunceletino, and the English mannikin.
Gadderman; a boy who puts on the airs of a man; a mannikin or manneen, which see.