Definition of Mantuas

1. Noun. (plural of mantua) ¹



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Definition of Mantuas

1. mantua [n] - See also: mantua

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mantuas

mantologists
mantology
mantos
mantou
mantra
mantralike
mantram
mantrams
mantrap
mantraps
mantras
mantric
mantua
mantuamaker
mantuamakers
mantuas (current term)
manty
manu
manu militari
manual
manual(a)
manual alphabet
manual communication
manual dexterity
manual labor
manual laborer
manual laborers
manual labour
manual of arms
manual transmission

Literary usage of Mantuas

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1. Costume of Colonial Times by Alice Morse Earle (1894)
"er mantle or cape, and finally a stuff for the making of mantuas. So universal was the wear of mantuas that they gave their name to the maker of cloaks — a ..."

2. Lives of the Queens of England: from the Norman conquest by Agnes Strickland (1848)
"However, I never failed to give the queen's women three or four mantuas' and petticoats every year; some little thing to her sempstress, with a mante or two ..."

3. Early English Poetry, Ballads, and Popular Literature of the Middle Ages by Percy Society (1846)
"... blind fool! can't you very well see These are three mantuas my mother sent to me? Ods bods! well done! mantuas with capes on! The like was never known! ..."

4. Early English Poetry, Ballads, and Popular Literature of the Middle Ages by Percy Society (1846)
"... blind fool! can't you very well see These are three mantuas my mother sent to me? Ods bods! well done! mantuas with capes on! The like was never known! ..."

5. Ancient Poems, Ballads and Songs of the Peasantry of England: Taken Down by James Henry Dixon (1857)
"O! what do these three cloaks do here, without the leave of mef ' Why, you old fool! blind fool! can't you very well see, These are three mantuas niy mother ..."

6. The Theory and Practice of Commerce and Maritime Affairs by Gerónimo de Uztáriz (1751)
"... 21 — double taffetas and mantuas ' - - 9 — handkerchiefs, filk - 23 — handkerchiefs, filk and cotton ..."

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