What does the word manhood mean?

Usage examples for manhood

  1. After he had been supplied with food and drink he told Mr. Hawkyard that " he didn't feel cold, or hungry, or thirsty," and in relating the story in manhood he said: That was the whole round of human feelings, as far as I knew, except the pain of being beaten. – Dickens As an Educator by James L. (James Laughlin) Hughes
  2. His own self, his own manhood, whipped him. – The Way of Ambition by Robert Hichens
  3. As I saw them in the strength of their manhood going to their destruction, my heart wept inwardly knowing many of them would never return. – Sixty Years of California Song by Margaret Blake-Alverson