Definition of Mantlets

1. Noun. (plural of mantlet) ¹



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Definition of Mantlets

1. mantlet [n] - See also: mantlet

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mantlets

mantle field
mantle layer
mantle plume
mantle sclerosis
mantle zone
mantled
mantled ground squirrel
mantled guereza
mantled guerezas
mantlepiece
mantlepieces
mantles
mantlet
mantletree
mantletrees
mantlets (current term)
mantling
mantlings
manto
mantoes
mantologist
mantologists
mantology
mantos
mantou
mantra
mantralike
mantram
mantrams
mantrap

Literary usage of Mantlets

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1. Report of the Engineer and Artillery Operations of the Army of the Potomac by John Gross Barnard, William Farquhar Barry (1863)
"GENERAL :—By request of General McClellan I have Lad made a number of rope mantlets, or embrasure blinds, for your siege-batteries. ..."

2. The London Encyclopaedia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"mantlets are wooden fences, rolling upon wheels, of two feet diameter ; the body of ... mantlets are used to cover the sappers in front against musket-shot. ..."

3. Aide-mémoire to the Military Sciences: Framed from Contributions of Officers by Great Britain Army. Royal Engineers (1860)
"HIDE mantlets. The advantages claimed by Sir George Sartorius for these mantlets ... As these mantlets can easily be shipped or unshipped, rolled up or laid ..."

4. A Military Dictionary, Comprising Terms, Scientific and Otherwise, Connected by George Elliot Voyle, G. de Saint-Clair-Stevenson (1876)
"mantlets—Musket-proof shields of iron or some other material. ... mantlets of various kinds have, from time to time, been proposed, either of rope, timber, ..."

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