Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Mankind (Page: 892)

Man`kind" (?), n. [AS. mancynn. See Kin kindred, Kind, n.]

1. The human race; man, taken collectively.

The proper study of mankind is man. Pore.

2. Men, as distinguished from women; the male portion of human race. Lev. xviii. 22.

3. Human feelings; humanity. [Obs] B. Jonson.


Mankind (Page: 892)

Man"kind` (?), a. Manlike; not womanly; masculine; bold; cruel. [Obs]

Are women grown so mankind? Must they be wooing? Beau. & Fl.
Be not too mankind against your wife. Chapman.