mantelet

  1. portable bulletproof shelter
  2. short cape worn by women

Mantelet

• (n.) A short cloak or mantle worn by women. • (n.) A short cloak formerly worn by knights. • (n.) A musket-proof shield of rope, wood, or metal, which is sometimes used for the protection of sappers or riflemen while attacking a fortress, or of gunners at embrasures; -- now commonly written mantlet.
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mantelet

1. A short cloak formerly worn by knights. A short cloak or mantle worn by women. 'A mantelet upon his shoulders hanging.' (Chaucer) ... 2. A musket-proof shield of rope, wood, or metal, which is sometimes used for the protection of sappers or riflemen while attacking a fortress, or of gunners at embrasures; now commonly written mantlet. ... Origin...
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mantelet

noun portable bulletproof shelter
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mantelet

noun short cape worn by women
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Mantelet

Man'tel·et noun [ French, dim. of manteau , Old French mantel . See Mantle .] 1. (a) A short cloak formerly worn by knights. (b) A short cloak or mantle worn by women. « A mantelet upon his shoulders hanging.» Chaucer. 2....
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Mantelet

A mantelet is a short mantle or cape covering the shoulders. Mantelets were worn from the Middle Ages onwards and were very popular among women as outdoor wear worn over crinolines during the 19th century.
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mantelet

[n] - portable bulletproof shelter 2. [n] - short cape worn by women
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