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Definition of Mantlet
mantletMantelet Man"tel*et, n. [F., dim. of manteau, OF. mantel. See
(a) A short cloak formerly worn by knights.
(b) A short cloak or mantle worn by women.
A mantelet upon his shoulders hanging.
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. MantletMantlet Man"tlet, n.
Meaning of Mantlet from wikipedia
shield. for 'mantelet', the garment, see mantle
(clothing). a mantlet
was a large shield
or portable shelter
used for stopping arrows
- i mantlet
m4 sherman mantlet comet
t-70 cast mantlet leclerc mantlet leopard
- 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
- ii had a curved mantlet
in the front. this acted
as a shot trap by deflecting incoming shots
that hit the lower
part of the mantlet downwards
the garment. for the shield
used in medieval
warfare, see mantlet. for the garment
worn by catholic
priests, see mantelletta. a mantle
main gun mantlet
and a modified panther
deck, and the later
(1945 model) g2 with a larger
simplified, outside-bolted mantlet
and a modified
- 5 in) gun, with 32 mm (1.3 in) armor; the m2a1 had a 51 mm (2.0 in) gun mantlet. some features
of the m2 series, especially
superstructure: 30/10 front
hull: 30/12 front
turret: 20/20 gun mantlet: 20/0-70 side superstructure: 14.5/0 side hull: 14.5/0 side turret: 14
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