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mănŭālis , e, adj. 1. manus,
I.of or belonging to the hand, for the hand, that is held in or fills the hand, hand-.
I. Adj. (mostly post-Aug.): manuales lapides, that can be thrown with the hand, Sisenn. ap. Non. 449, 2: “saxa,Tac. A. 4, 51: “fasciculi,Plin. 19, 1, 3, § 16: “pecten,id. 18, 30, 72, § 298: “scopae,id. 24, 15, 80, § 131: “mola, Hier. in Chron. ad Ann. CCCVIII. a. Chr. n.: aqua,for washing hands, Tert. Apol. 39.—
II. Subst.: mănŭāle , is, n. (sc. involucrum), the case or covering of a book, Mart. 14, 84 in lemm.—Plur.: manualia, handbooks, Fragm. Vat. § 45 sq.
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