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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.
In the eyes of this mall's planners, a typical Mexican family consists of: a man dressed in full charro gear (hat, tight trousers, matching bolero jacket and a huge belt buckle;) a woman in a maid-style apron (check out her mandil) who is probably someone's maid, and a preppy kid in shorts and cardigan who probably goes to school in the "right side" of the border and wants nothing to do with the other two.