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mantlet

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Etymology

From Old French mantelet, diminutive of mantel (mantle).

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈmæntlɪt/

Noun

Singular
mantlet

Plural
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  1. A short sleeveless cloak or cape.
  2. (military) A portable screen or other covering, especially as used to protect the approach of soldiers engaged in a siege.

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