American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2

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Author: Noah Webster

Manichean

MANICHE’AN, a. Pertaining to the Manichees.

MANICHE’AN’, n. One of a sect in Persia, who maintained that there are two supreme principles,the one good, the other evil, which produce all the happiness and calamities of the world. The first principle, or light, they held to be the author of all good; the second, or darkness, the author of all evil. The founder of the sect was Manes.

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Chicago: Noah Webster Jr., "Manichean," American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2 in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2 (New York: S. Converse, 1828), Original Sources, accessed September 20, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=D235QNHRRMENITB.

MLA: Webster, Noah, Jr. "Manichean." American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2, in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2, New York, S. Converse, 1828, Original Sources. 20 Sep. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=D235QNHRRMENITB.

Harvard: Webster, N, 'Manichean' in American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2. cited in 1828, An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2, S. Converse, New York. Original Sources, retrieved 20 September 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=D235QNHRRMENITB.