manace

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

manace (plural manaces)

  1. Obsolete form of menace.

Verb[edit]

manace (third-person singular simple present manaces, present participle manacing, simple past and past participle manaced)

  1. Obsolete form of menace.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

manace f (oblique plural manaces, nominative singular manace, nominative plural manaces)

  1. threat (verbal or written warning)
    • circa 1155, Wace, Le Roman de Brut:
      Elfroi oï que il venoit
      Et les manaces qu'il faisoit
      Elfroi heard he was coming
      and the threats that he was making
  2. threat (danger; hazard)

Descendants[edit]

Verb[edit]

manace

  1. first-person singular present indicative of manacer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of manacer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of manacer
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of manacer
  5. second-person singular imperative of manacer