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 M (initial of manslaughter).M. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
M
 
in numerals is the initial of mille, a thousand.   1
        “Whosoever prayeth for the soul of John Gower he shall, so oft as he so doth, have a M and a D days of pardon.”—Gower’s Tablet.
 


 M (initial of manslaughter).M. 

 
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