MEANING: verb tr.: To free from slavery.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin manus (hand) + mittere (to let go). Ultimately from the Indo-European root man- (hand), which also gave us manual, manage, maintain, manicure, maneuver, manufacture, manuscript, command, manure, manque, legerdemain, and mortmain. Earliest documented use: 1455.


MRNUMIT - the painless pediatric dentist's Novocaine

(pronouced "Mister-Numb-it")

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