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mane
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

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Definition
long coarse hair such as that which grows around a lion's head or on the back of a horse's neck
  • Ali, smiling, repeated the sound, grasped the reins with a firm hand, and spurred his horses, whose beautiful manes floated in the breeze.
    Chapters 85-86 (23% in)
  • Five minutes elapsed, during which Franz saw the shepherd going along a narrow path that led over the irregular and broken surface of the Campagna; and finally he disappeared in the midst of the tall red herbage, which seemed like the bristling mane of an enormous lion.
    Chapters 37-38 (38% in)

There are no more uses of "mane" flagged with this meaning in The Count of Monte Cristo.

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  • Divan, walls, ceiling, floor, were all covered with magnificent skins as soft and downy as the richest carpets; there were heavy-maned lion-skins from Atlas, striped tiger-skins from Bengal; panther-skins from the Cape, spotted beautifully, like those that appeared to Dante; bear-skins from Siberia, fox-skins from Norway, and so on; and all these skins were strewn in profusion one on the other, so that it seemed like walking over the most mossy turf, or reclining on the most luxurious...
    Chapters 31-32 (70% in)

There are no more uses of "mane" in The Count of Monte Cristo.

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