Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as mantelet, 1.

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Examples

  • Deliberately Edward rebraced his helm, and settled himself in his saddle, and with his knights riding close each to each, that they might not lose themselves in the darkness, regained his infantry, and led them on to the quarter where the war now raged fiercest, round the black steed of Warwick and the blood-red manteline of the fiery Richard.

    The Last of the Barons — Complete

  • His short manteline of crimson velvet, his hosen of white cloth laced with gold, and his low horseman's boots of Spanish leather curiously carved and broidered, with long golden spurs; his plumed and jewelled cap; his white charger with housings enriched with pearls and blazing with cloth-of-gold; his broad collar of precious stones, with the order of

    The Last of the Barons — Complete

  • His short purple manteline, trimmed with ermine, was embroidered with his grandfather's favourite device, "the silver swan;" he wore on his breast the badge of

    The Last of the Barons — Complete

  • His short manteline of crimson velvet, his hosen of white cloth laced with gold, and his low horseman's boots of

    The Last of the Barons — Volume 10

  • Deliberately Edward rebraced his helm, and settled himself in his saddle, and with his knights riding close each to each, that they might not lose themselves in the darkness, regained his infantry, and led them on to the quarter where the war now raged fiercest, round the black steed of Warwick and the blood-red manteline of the fiery

    The Last of the Barons — Volume 12

  • Through the mists the blood-red manteline he wore over his mail, the grinning teeth of the boar's head which crested his helmet, flashed and gleamed wherever his presence was most needed to encourage the flagging or spur on the fierce.

    The Last of the Barons — Volume 12

  • "If there be, it is our place to respect it," returned the Nevile, adjusting his manteline; "and now we must command the litter."

    The Last of the Barons — Volume 11

  • a deep band of embroidered gold; leaving perfectly bare his firm, full throat -- firm and full as a column of granite, -- a short jacket or manteline of fur, pendant from the shoulders, left developed in all its breadth a breast, that seemed meet to stay the march of an army; and on the left arm, curved to support the falcon, the vast muscles rose, round and gnarled, through the close sleeve.

    Harold : the Last of the Saxon Kings — Complete

  • Deign, for precaution, to use my hat and manteline. "

    The Last of the Barons — Complete

  • Lord Hastings, an equally ripe scholar, but it may be the means of my procuring a suitable patron for your father; and, in these times, the scholar must creep under the knight's manteline. "

    The Last of the Barons — Complete

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