Definition of Mantlet. Meaning of Mantlet. Synonyms of Mantlet

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Definition of Mantlet

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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
Mantlet Man"tlet, n. See Mantelet.

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