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Manless   Listen
adjective
Manless  adj.  
1.
Destitute of men.
2.
Unmanly; inhuman. (Obs.)






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Manless" Quotes from Famous Books



... the silent Niblungs round those great sea-castles throng, And the eager men unshielded swarm up the heights of wrong. Then from bulwark unto bulwark the Wrath's flame sings and leaps, And the unsteered manless dragons drift down the weltering deeps, And the waves toss up a shield-foam, and hushed are the clamorous throats And dead in the summer even the raven-banner floats, And the Niblung song goes upward, as the sea-burgs ...
— The Story of Sigurd the Volsung and the Fall of the Niblungs • William Morris

... 1848, found San Francisco a manless Eden. Stanley, struggling with a few elderly Indians and squaws to carry on his work, bemoaned ...
— Port O' Gold • Louis John Stellman

... remoteness and wild stillness of it all seemed to take him back, in a way, to the wolf-centuries of his ancestors. It had been monstrous pleasant to roam the peaceful forest back of the Place. But there was a genuine thrill in exploring these all-but manless woods; with their queer scents of wild things that seldom ventured close to the ordained haunts ...
— Further Adventures of Lad • Albert Payson Terhune

... soldier's wife or mother, but the daughter of joy was left very joyless indeed, with the cold misery of a room from which she could not be evicted "pendant la guerre." They haunted the cafes, the boulevards,—ominous, pitiful specters of the manless world the ...
— The World Decision • Robert Herrick

... Tiernan of the tin shop,—their conversation throwing some light, not only on Lise's sophistication, but on the admirable and intricate operation of Hampton's city government. About five o'clock Lise was coming home along Fillmore Street after an uneventful, tedious and manless holiday spent in the company of Miss Schuler and other friends when she perceived Mr. Tiernan seated on his steps, grinning and waving a ...
— The Crossing • Winston Churchill

... escape from this best of all possible manless worlds?" asked Betsy, fluffing her thick black hair with her fingers and inspecting herself ...
— Service with a Smile • Charles Louis Fontenay



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