Definitions for "Maniple"
A division of the Roman army numbering sixty men exclusive of officers; any small body of soldiers; a company.
Originally, a napkin; later, an ornamental band or scarf worn upon the left arm as a part of the vestments of a priest in the Roman Catholic Church. It is sometimes worn in the English Church service.
A band of cloth worn, in some places, over the left arm by the celebrant at the Eucharist. It is of the same liturgical color as the stole and chasuble (see Eucharistic Vestments).
Keywords:  handful
A handful.