noun, plural man·teaus, man·teaux [man-tohz, man-tohz] /ˈmæn toʊz, mænˈtoʊz/. Obsolete.
Origin of manteau
Examples from the Web for manteau
Manteau of light brown cashmere, trimmed with velvet of the same color; closed up in front by four large brandebourgs.
Tilting harness probably made by Helmschmid; espaliers, manteau d'armes, coude, left cuisse and colleret missing.The Business of Life|Robert W. Chambers
It was in last October; I know it was, because I had just received my winter manteau,—my blue velvet one, with the fur bands.'The Bow of Orange Ribbon|Amelia E. Barr
Manteau of India muslin, trimmed with a broad frill, the embroidering of which corresponds with the flowers of the dress.
Manteau de brocart a fleurs dOr doubl de pluche couleur de feu.Origin and Early History of the Fashion Plate|John L. Nevinson
British Dictionary definitions for manteau
noun plural -teaus (-təʊz) or French -teaux (-to)
Word Origin for manteau
Word Origin and History for manteau
"cloak, mantle," 1670s, from French manteau, from Old French mantel (see mantle).