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Manx +‎ -man

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Manxman (plural Manxmen)

  1. A man from the Isle of Man
    • 1894, Hall Caine, The Manxman:
      "Potatoes and herrings, Mr. Christian; just a Manxman’s supper.”
    • 2005, John Ayto, Ian Crofton, Brewer's Britain and Ireland, page 587:
      The Manxman is never wise until the day after the fair. (Traditional Manx saying).

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