1. (n.) Mode of action; way of performing or effecting anything; method; style; form; fashion.

2. (n.) Characteristic mode of acting, conducting, carrying one's self, or the like; bearing; habitual style.

3. (n.) Customary method of acting; habit.

4. (n.) Carriage; behavior; deportment; also, becoming behavior; well-bred carriage and address.

5. (n.) The style of writing or thought of an author; characteristic peculiarity of an artist.

6. (n.) Certain degree or measure; as, it is in a manner done already.

7. (n.) Sort; kind; style; -- in this application sometimes having the sense of a plural, sorts or kinds.

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