The Old English form had a default meaning of "adult male" (which was the exclusive meaning of wer), though it could also signify a person of unspecified gender.

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According to Tacitus, the mythological progenitor of the Germanic tribes was called Mannus.

*Manus in Indo-European mythology was the first man, see Mannus, Manu (Hinduism).

Dern’s last high-profile relationship was with actor Billy Bob Thornton back when she was a young, up-and-coming star.

He famously left her in 1999 for Angelina Jolie, with whom he had a tumultuous three-year marriage.

The term manhood is used to describe the period in a human male's life after he has transitioned from boyhood, having passed through puberty, usually having attained male secondary sexual characteristics, and symbolises a male's coming of age. In English-speaking countries, many other words can also be used to mean an adult male such as guy, dude, buddy, bloke, fellow, chap and sometimes boy or lad.

The term manhood is associated with masculinity and virility, which refer to male qualities and male gender roles.

But as stated before, Dern is riding a career high and has been in a number of other high-profile projects this past year, including Showtime’s “Twin Peaks,” Netflix’s “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,” and the movie “Downsizing.” Meanwhile, “House of Cards” icon Wright, 50, reportedly spent the holidays in Lake Tahoe with a handsome executive for the French fashion house Saint Laurent.

Page Six identified the younger beau as Clement Giraudet, worldwide VIP relations manager for the luxury design house.

For example, men tend to be taller than women, but there are many people of both sexes who are in the mid-height range for the species.