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 arrows or bullets
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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
- 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 towards
- 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
- 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
- 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 the suspension and powertrain
- ****ed with the topfblende pot mantlet (often called saukopf 'pig's head') gun mantlet without a coaxial mount. this cast mantlet, which had a sloped and rounded