Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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MANNO, n. Also mano. A big man, in contradistinction to mannie, the diminutive (Abd. 1825 Jam.). ne.Sc. 1792  Trans. Soc. Antiq. Scot. I. 418:
Nor were the Scots entirely without augmentatives. These were formed by adding . . . o to substantives; as, . . . heado, mano.

[Man + -O, suff. Cf. Horso.]

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