Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An obsolete spelling of manteau.
  • noun In mining, a stratum or bed, especially one which covers some valuable ore, or has some peculiarity of importance from a mining point of view.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete See manteau.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Obsolete form of manteau.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Italian or Spanish manto.

Examples

  • This black cloth is called a manto and all women, both rich and poor, wear them.

    Birdseye Views of Far Lands

  • A justiça está sendo usada como um manto de invisibilidade que protege maus profissionais assim como o Um Anel de Tolkien protegia e corrompia quem o usasse: a invisibilidade corrompe mais do que o poder.

    Global Voices in English » Brazil: Judicial decisions, a growing threat to online freedom

  • According to the Miami New Times, Rekers, a prominent antigay activist who cofounded the Family Research Council, arrived at Miami International Airport witha young male escort, and later insistedhe had hired the manto help him with his baggage.

    Left Wing: When Gay Bashers Are Gay, Why Do People Just Mock and Turn Away?

  • It is felt strongly by some, and others not so strongly, that Marine Captain [ret] Ritter, who has on his resume years of experience as a lead weapons inspector in Iraq during the '90's, is a manto whom one should listen.

    Understanding Iran

  • As a rare creative force, Baggio will be a "marked" man, soccer parlance for manto-man defense and a certain beating.

    Bold, Brave And A Buddhist

  • No soy yo quien yace aquí bajo un manto de pasto y amapolas.

    veruscio Diary Entry

  • They need the malleable front man and his War profiteering straight manto stay in place until we have no chance of regaining any of our civil liberties.

    Judiciary Corruption, THE WALK and President Pelosi

  • Ontem, com a noite a cair, a ericeira cobriu-se de um espesso manto de nevoeiro vagamente reminiscente de um nos meus filmes de terror favoritos.

    ...

  • BBC | Scientists probe hole in Earth Uma expedição científica irá explorar um estranho locar afundado sobre o Atlântico - um local onde o manto da Terra entra em contacto directo com as àguas, um local onde simplesmente não existe crosta terrestre - descrito como uma ferida aberta na face da Terra.

    Leituras

  • They need the malleable front man and his War profiteering straight manto stay in place until we have no chance of regaining any of our civil liberties.

    Judiciary Corruption, THE WALK and President Pelosi

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