manicure man"i*cure, n. [F., fr. L. manus hand + curare to cure.] A person who makes a business of taking care of people's hands, especially their nails; -- an older term for a {manicurist}. [1913 Webster]

[Men] who had taken good care of their hands by wearing gloves and availing themselves of the services of a manicure. --Pop. Sci. Monthly. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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