Definitions for: Manicure

[n] professional care for the hands and fingernails
[v] care for one's hand by cutting and shaping the nails, etc.
[v] trim carefully; of fingernails

Webster (1913) Definition: Man"i*cure, n. [F., fr. L. manus hand + curare to
A person who makes a business of taking care of people's
hands, especially their nails.

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

Man"i*cure, n.
The care of the hands and nails.

Man"i*cure, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Manicured; p.
pr. & vb. n. Manicuring.]
To care for (the hands and nails); to care for the hands and
nails of; to do manicure work.

Synonyms: trim

See Also: aid, attention, care, cut, groom, neaten, tending

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