Origin of mantilla
Examples from the Web for mantilla
I have to have a mantilla and a high comb right away, now; and—I warn you—if it's only in our room I'm going to wear them.Cytherea|Joseph Hergesheimer
Carmen still in the arm chair, covered with her mantilla, did not speak.The Story of a Mine|Bret Harte
She took off her mantilla and threw it at her feet, and stood motionless, with one hand on her hip, looking at me steadily.Carmen|Prosper Merimee
In New York City alone, the value of the “cloak and mantilla” manufacture in 1860 was $618,400.The Invention of the Sewing Machine|Grace Rogers Cooper
The mantilla is a national costume, and the fan is a national institution among them.
British Dictionary definitions for mantilla
Word Origin for mantilla
Word Origin and History for mantilla
type of large veil, 1717, from Spanish mantilla, diminutive of manta (see manta).