Definition of Mantillas

1. Noun. (plural of mantilla) ¹



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Definition of Mantillas

1. mantilla [n] - See also: mantilla

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mantillas

mantelshelves
manteltree
mantes
manti
mantic
mantichora
manticora
manticore
manticores
mantid
mantids
mantienneite
manties
mantiger
mantilla
mantillas (current term)
mantinada
mantis
mantis crab
mantis crabs
mantis prawn
mantis shrimp
mantises
mantispid
mantispids
mantissa
mantissae
mantissas
mantle
mantle-tree

Literary usage of Mantillas

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1. The Employments of Women: A Cyclopaedia of Woman's Work. By Virginia Penny by Virginia Penny (1863)
"Cloaks and mantillas. Mayhew says: " In London, the workwomen for good shops, ... Mrs. M., who makes mantillas for S., Broadway, says she takes learners, ..."

2. Central and South America by Augustus Henry Keane, Clements Robert Markham (1901)
"... BOGOTA : LADIES WEARING mantillas. easy communications with the surrounding lands. To remedy this defect three railway schemes have been taken in hand, ..."

3. Valencia and Murcia: A Glance at African Spain by Albert Frederick Calvert (1911)
"Not a man is seen toiling in the fields, not a beast at work on the road. Down the paths pass old women with their mantillas drawn over their ..."

4. Letters of Captain Geo. Hamilton Perkins, U.S.N. by George Hamilton Perkins, George Eugene Belknap (1908)
"... where the band plays evenings, and where the ladies appear dressed in the latest fashions, except that they wear mantillas instead of bonnets. ..."

5. Mrs. Stephens' New Monthly by Ann Sophia Stephens (1856)
"With the lace shawls and mantillas which will be worn this season, long black mils will be all the rage. Some reach nearly to the elbow, while others are ..."

6. Letters, Descriptive of Public Monuments, Scenery, and Manners in France and by Caroline Elizabeth Wilde Cushing (1832)
"LETTER II. Province of Alava.—Mondragon.—Robbers in Spain.—A Spanish Venta.—Vitoria.—mantillas.—Priests.—La Puebla.— Brasero.—Old Castile.—Miranda de Ebro. ..."

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