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Synonyms for Manx

the ancient Gaelic formerly spoken on the Isle of Man

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a short-haired tailless breed of cat believed to originate on the Isle of Man

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Briton Cavendish, who was 13th, is out of contract with Belgian squad Etixx-QuickStep at the end of this year and his friend Sir Bradley Wiggins has said the Manxman was moving teams.
His Etixx-QuickStep squad floundered in the finishing straight last Sunday in Zeeland and on Wednesday in Amiens the Manxman was third, conceding that Andre Greipel (Lotto-Soudal) and Peter Sagan (Tinkoff-Saxo) were simply faster.
It has left some critics believing the Manxman could be winning more, and recent reports suggested Italian sprinter Alessandro Petacchi would be parachuted in to the team in time for the Tour de France.
The Manxman hailed Wiggins as the mastermind behind the team's success in the testing conditions.
The Manxman won the green jersey as top sprinter in 2011 but was limited to just three stage wins as team orders took priority.
It was a third crash of the Giro d''Italia for the Manxman, who appeared unhurt.
Victory for the Manxman came at the end of the longest stage in this year's Tour.
THE LINK between Mark Johnston and Frankie Dettori can pay an early dividend at Kempton with Manxman in the Digibet Median Auction Maiden Stakes.
The Alfred Hitchcock Box Set'' (``The Ring,'' ``The Manxman,'' ``Murder
Elsewhere, Manxman Mark Higgins' hopes of winning a second Mobil 1 British Championship title disappeared when his Vauxhall crashed out of the MSA Rally.
Speaking at the launch of Six Day London, a revival of the classic multi-discipline after a 35-year absence from the capital, he said: "I had a good ride on Sunday in the national championships (where he was runner-up to fellow Manxman Pete Kennaugh in Lincoln).
PETE Kennaugh successfully retained the British Championships road race title after fighting off the challenge of fellow Manxman Mark Cavendish in Lincoln.
Guy Martin crossed the line 20 seconds off the pace in second place, followed by Manxman Conor Cummins.
Americans Carter Jones (Optum) and Matt Cooke (Jamis-Hagens Berman) followed, with UnitedHealthcare's Jonathan Clarke dropped by the breakaway group and Manxman Cavendish (Omega Pharma-Quickstep) leading home the peloton.