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maniple In the Western Church, a vestment formerly worn by a priest celebrating the Eucharist, consisting of a strip hanging from the left arm. The maniple is generally thought to derive from the folded napkin or handkerchief carried by Roman consuls as a rank ornament.

Maniple is also used (from the mid 16th century) for a subdivision of a Roman legion, containing either 120 or 60 men.

Recorded from late Middle English, the term comes via Old French from Latin manipulus ‘handful, troop’, from manus ‘hand’.

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maniple (eccl.) vestment worn suspended from the left arm; subdivision of the Roman legion XVI; † handful XVII. — OF. maniple (mod. manipule) or L. manipulus handful, troop of soldiers, f. manus hand (see MANUAL) + an unkn. el.

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Maniple

Maniple

a handful; a small band of soldiersJohnson, 1755.

Examples: maniple of papers and petitions, 1632; of people, 1829; of soldiers, 1755.

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Maniple. A Christian eucharistic vestment, worn over the left arm, or carried. The corresponding Orthodox vestment is the epigonation.

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