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Definition of Mantlet. Meaning of Mantlet. Synonyms of Mantlet

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Definition of Mantlet

Mantelet Man"tel*et, n. [F., dim. of manteau, OF. 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. (Fort.) 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.
Mantlet Man"tlet, n. See Mantelet.

Meaning of Mantlet from wikipedia

- medieval shield. for 'mantelet', the garment, see mantle (clothing). a mantlet was a large shield or portable shelter used for stopping projectiles in
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- base of the tower. alternative terms, more commonly used in english, are mantlet wall or apron wall. in some cases, the keep could only be entered from
- article is about the garment. for the shield used in medieval warfare, see mantlet. for the garment worn by catholic priests, see mantelletta. a mantle
- initial turret design of the panther and tiger ii tanks had a curved gun mantlet and a curved turret front plate respectively, both with a thickness of
- bolted main gun mantlet and a modified panther a engine deck, and the later (1945 model) g2 with a larger simplified, outside-bolted mantlet and a modified
- armor gun shield (tags for short) will alleviate this without sacrificing user protection[citation needed]. ballistic shield gun mantlet hillbilly armor
- fortifications, such as wagon forts of hussites. battery-tower wagon fort mantlet gorod v.f.shperk, 'the history of fortification' (В. Ф. Шперк, История