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manbird


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Man  \Man\,  n. 
 
  {Man  of  sin}  (Script.),  one  who  is  the  embodiment  of  evil, 
  whose  coming  is  represented  (--2  Thess.  ii  3)  as 
  preceding  the  second  coming  of  Christ.  [A  Hebraistic 
  expression] 
 
  {Man-stopping  bullet}  (Mil.),  a  bullet  which  will  produce  a 
  sufficient  shock  to  stop  a  soldier  advancing  in  a  charge; 
  specif.,  a  small-caliber  bullet  so  modified  as  to  expand 
  when  striking  the  human  body.  Such  bullets  are  chiefly 
  used  in  wars  with  savage  tribes.  Manbird  \Man"bird`\,  n. 
  An  aviator.  [Colloq.]