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Adjective: maniple  ma-nu-pul
  1. A division of the Roman army numbering sixty men exclusive of officers, any small body of soldiers; a company
  2. A handful
  3. Originally, a napkin; later, an ornamental band or scarf worn upon the left arm as a part of the vestments of a priest in the Roman Catholic Church. It is sometimes worn in the English Church service

Encyclopedia: Maniple