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[man-yoo-uh l] /ˈmæn yu əl/
a male given name. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Your lordships wishes are commands with me, said Manuel, with a polite salutation.

    Wagner, the Wehr-Wolf George W. M. Reynolds
  • The crew had rowed us ashore with my boatmen Manuel and Augustine.

    Tales of Fishes Zane Grey
  • They are especially indebted to Dr. Manuel Barranco for many valuable suggestions and for assistance in proof reading.

    A First Spanish Reader Erwin W. Roessler and Alfred Remy
  • When this one smashed the water white and leaped, Manuel yelled, “Pecuda!”

    Tales of Fishes Zane Grey
  • He covered her with the robes and made Manuel promise to stay right beside her while he went back for help.

    Dorothy on a Ranch Evelyn Raymond
Word Origin and History for Manuel

masc. proper name, short for Emmanuel.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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