- manta (def. 3).
- any of various bulletproof shelters or screens.
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It is called the mantelet echarpe, or scarf mantelet; and it combines, as its name implies, the effect of the scarf and mantelet.
Dress and mantelet of plain silk with band à disposition trimmed with fringed ribbon.Harper's New Monthly Magazine|Various
All this time Denys was behind his mantelet with another arbalester, protecting the workmen and making some excellent shots.School Reading by Grades|James Baldwin
Mantelets are much worn, and are of two different forms—the scarf mantelet, and the little round shawl mantelet.
This mantelet, as we afterwards learned, gave rise to a somewhat singular occurrence.Memoirs of the Empress Catherine II.|Catherine II, Empress of Russia