manchette

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French manchette.

Noun[edit]

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manchette (plural manchettes)

  1. (fencing) a special glove cover worn by fencers, specifically sabreurs, on their weapon hand
  2. (medicine) a conically shaped array of microtubules that completely covers the nucleus of a spermatid
  3. (cooking) a paper frill attached to the exposed end of a bone of a cooked piece of meat
  4. (furniture) an upholstered arm on a wooden-frame chair like a bergère or fauteuil.
  5. (printing) a vertical heading within a newspaper article computer generated image.
  6. (cycling) a sleeve for the forearm, worn especially by triathletes and made of materials that reduce wind drag.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From manche +‎ -ette.

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Noun[edit]

manchette f (plural manchettes)

  1. cuff
  2. oversleeve, manchette
  3. (journalism) headline
  4. marginal note; note in the margin

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