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The Birth of Venus (detail), a 1486 painting by Sandro Botticelli
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Manners
  1. Mode of action; way of performing or effecting anything; method; style; form; fashion.
  2. Characteristic mode of acting, conducting, carrying one's self, or the like; bearing; habitual style.
  3. Customary method of acting; habit.
  4. Carriage; behavior; deportment; also, becoming behavior; well-bred carriage and address.
  5. The style of writing or thought of an author; characteristic peculiarity of an artist.
  6. Certain degree or measure; as, it is in a manner done already.
  7. Sort; kind; style; -- in this application sometimes having the sense of a plural, sorts or kinds.
  8. standards of conduct cultured and product of mind.

Etymology

From Anglo-Norman manere, from Old French maniere, from Vulgar Latin *manaria, from feminine of Latin manuarius (“belonging to the hand”), from manus (“hand”)



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