Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of mantilla.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I was carried off my feet between two fat Señoras in mantillas and shaking diamond pendants, exactly as if I had been packed between two moveable feather-beds.

    Life in Mexico, During a Residence of Two Years in That Country

  • I realized that the painter, with his elaborate mantillas and costumes and fans, was slowly becoming a personage in the city.

    The Empty Family

  • I realized that the painter, with his elaborate mantillas and costumes and fans, was slowly becoming a personage in the city.

    The Empty Family

  • I see women with headcovers (mantillas) in church and women with short-shorts, with everything in-between.

    The Art of Frederick Morgan: Examples of 19th Century Modest, Feminine Dress

  • The appearance is Iberian: mantillas and lace, wide-brimmed hats and long coats; an ornate wall of dark, seething Spanish baroque sculpture.

    The Passenger; Don Giovanni; Faust – review

  • Daily costumes included black velvet dresses for day, low-cut and bare-backed evening gowns, jackets and coats of rich and rare materials to be worn with velvet skirts by day or satin culottes by night, black lace mantillas, small sable hats, and an umbrella stick of platinum with her name set in diamonds on top.

    The Shoe Queen: Rita Lydig | Edwardian Promenade

  • I loved the Spanish interiors in this movie and the wonderful costumes, and mantillas.

    Daily Benefits

  • I loved the Spanish interiors in this movie and the wonderful costumes, and mantillas.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • Gracefully sweeping, misty mantillas of lime-green leaflings wrap willows weeping in bud-spangled splendor on the library Walk as it passes over the old stone bridge, under which swim monogamous swans making their way to Taylor Pond on the meandering stream that bisects the lawn of the lower campus.

    Before the Flowers (at Colgate University)

  • What next, snarking on women who wear mantillas while ignoring the atrocities that happen in the Middle East?

    The Volokh Conspiracy » 300 Years Behind the Times

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