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Manhood, humanity; (sometimes) specifically sinful and unregenerate human nature resulting from Adam's disobedience as described in Genesis.
Early 19th century; earliest use found in Edward Irving (1792–1834), preacher and theologian. From the name of Adam, the first human in the biblical account + -hood, after manhood.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.