Mancunian. See MANCHESTER. mandamus. See MANUAL, para 9. mandarin, a higher Ch bureaucrat, hence Man-
darin, the Ch spoken by court and officials, derives, via Sp mandarin, from Port Mandarim: Mal mantri, a minister of state, borrowed from Hind: Skt mantrin, an adviser or counsellor: Skt mantra, advice, counsel: Skt mane, to think, as in mtinyate, he thinks: f.a.e., MIND. Hence mandarin, elliptical for m. orange.