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Many a person, many a thing. Also (poetic), postmodifying a plural noun: †many (obsolete rare).
Early 16th century; earliest use found in Alexander Barclay (c1484–1552), poet and clergyman. Perhaps from many one [pronoun], after sense A. 1b.
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