American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A long blanketlike shawl, often brightly colored and fringed at the ends, worn especially by Mexican men.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A Mexican shawl or wrap for men, often of gay colors, worn by Spanish Americans.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A blanket or shawl worn as an outer garment by the Spanish Americans, as in Mexico.
- n. a long brightly colored shawl; worn mainly by Mexican men
- Mexican Spanish serape. (Wiktionary)
- American Spanish sarape. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The image, which sprang entirely from his mind's eye, was of an old man in serape, seated on the street.”
“No cooking this morning, I suppose," remarked Steve, when Murray shook him out of the nice nap he had snatched, wrapped in his "serape," or”
“He was dressed in full ranchero costume, with its rich broidery and trappings; and instead of the usual "serape," he wore a purple _manga_ -- a more graceful, as well as costlier garment.”
“The bagged ice helped to numb the pain, but leaked all over my Donna Karan serape.”
“As dawn came, he politely excused himself, rolled in his serape on the dirty floor and fell immediately asleep.”
“Look at this puppet that Brian Hewitt made," she said, standing in front of me with a llama dressed in a Mexican serape.”
“Or when called to the carpet by Congress, pretending he had the intellectual capacity of the serape-sporting, monosyllabic Mexican Mel Blanc played on "The Jack Benny Program.”
“It was a very beautiful serape with a lot of red stripes that would help hide the blood that was sure to flow.”
“He led me to a brown leather sofa with a colorful serape draped across the back.”
“When he presented the flowers, a miraculous image of Mary was left behind on the serape.”
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Square or rectangular pieces of fabric of various uses.
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