manage (n.) Old form(s): mannage
management, direction, administration
MV III.iv.25[Portia to Lorenzo] I commit into your hands / The husbandry and manage of my house
R2 I.iv.39[Green to King Richard] for the rebels which stand out in Ireland, / Expedient manage must be made [i.e. appropriate measures]
TC III.iii.25[Calchas to all, of Troy and Antenor] their negotiations all must slack, / Wanting his manage
Tem I.ii.70[Prospero to Miranda, of Antonio] I ... to him put / The manage of my state
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