Definition of Mantling

1. n. The representation of a mantle, or the drapery behind and around a coat of arms: -- called also lambrequin.



Definition of Mantling

1. Verb. (present participle of mantle) ¹

2. Noun. (heraldry) The representation of a mantle, or the drapery behind and around a coat of arms. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mantling

1. an ornamental cloth [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mantling

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

Literary usage of Mantling

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1. Heraldry as Art: An Account of Its Development and Practice, Chiefly in England by George William Eve (1907)
"... Crest and mantling THE treatment of the helm and mantling is a matter of especial interest both as a significant part of an achievement of arms and as ..."

2. A Concordance to the Works of Alexander Popeby Edwin Abbott by Edwin Abbott (1875)
"127 And the brain dances to the mantling b. S. ii. ... 119 And the b. dances to the mantling bowl *?. ii. 8 And it rains, front hard-bound b—s, etc/it lines ..."

3. A Descriptive Checklist of the Etched & Engraved Book-plates by Joseph Winfred Spenceley, Pierre de Chaignon la Rose (1905)
"From this floats to the sides of the frame beautifully rendered mantling ... Armorial without helmet and mantling. The signature appears on the proofs only. ..."

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