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With 106,000 Google hits, including elsewhere in Wiki, and some academic papers, and even allowed in the OED, this must be considered an alternative spelling in modern usage, rather than a mis-spelling. Does anyone disagree? Dbfirs 15:16, 5 March 2008 (UTC)

Recent Quotes taken from OED: (I can find lots more if anyone doubts this spelling!) Dbfirs 15:28, 5 March 2008 (UTC)

  • 1987 J. DISKE Rainforest vi. 74 He had manoeuvered the conversation from the general to a personal confrontation.
  • 1993 E. BLOOM & L. BLOOM Piozzi Lett. 448 For his amusement he practices his guard in manoeuvering gun boats upon the Seine.