What is another word for Manciple?

103 synonyms found


[ mˈansɪpə͡l], [ mˈansɪpə‍l], [ m_ˈa_n_s_ɪ_p_əl]

The word "Manciple" can be defined as a steward or an officer in charge of purchasing and managing provisions for a school or college. Some synonyms for "Manciple" include treasurer, factor, purveyor, provisioner, commissary, quartermaster, and buyer. All of these words are used to describe someone who is responsible for managing the procurement and distribution of goods and supplies. Each of these synonyms carries a slightly different connotation, with some emphasizing financial management and others focusing more on logistics and supply chain management. Regardless of the specific term used, the common thread among all of these synonyms is the idea of someone managing resources to ensure that a specific organization or group of people has what they need to operate effectively.

Usage examples for Manciple

I had, indeed, took the liberty of telling the Manciple that you was not a gentleman to give more trouble than you could 'elp.
"The Ship of Stars"
Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Thus the "Miller" and the "Reeve" are a noble pair running in parallel lines, though in contrary directions; so are the "Cook" and the "Manciple," and again and more especially the "Friar" and the "Summoner."
Adolphus William Ward
Our Manciple I lately met, Of visage wise and prudent.
"A Collection of College Words and Customs"
Benjamin Homer Hall

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