maniple

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maniple

A handful; little used in the working medical parlance.
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Sashes and birettas, chains and large crosses, amices and maniples, special gloves and shoes have reappeared.
Its interior is now converted into a museum and concert space, with the maniples encased in glass and the confessional transformed into an office.
Lendon argues that this triumph of Greek influence was marked by the eventual transition from the legion of maniples to the legion of cohorts, the latter being more convenient for the commanders.