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- n. A loose outer coat or jacket worn by men in England in the 16th and 17th centuries.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A loose outer garment worn the 16th and 17th centuries.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as mandilion.
- n. Among Moslems, a kind of kerchief, especially one oblong in shape, the short sides worked with gold or colored silk, the rest plain.
Old French mandil; see also Spanish and Portuguese mandil — a coarse apron, a haircloth; all from Arabic منديل (mandiil)—tablecloth, handkerchief, mantle, from Latin mantile, mantele (Wiktionary)