Definition for mantling (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), man·tled, man·tling.
verb (used without object), man·tled, man·tling.
Origin of mantle
Related formsun·man·tled, adjective
Can be confusedmantel mantle
Examples from the Web for mantling
Here there is no colour at all, so the mantling would be gules and argent.
The color which emotion had sent into her face paled, and then rushed back in a quickened life-tide, mantling her very forehead.Bits of Blarney|R. Shelton Mackenzie
"Argent, three stags trippant proper" would have a mantling gules and argent.
She looked straight into his eyes, but the deep, mantling colour belied her audacity.The Danger Mark|Robert W. Chambers
Here were roses of every sort, blushing and paling, glowing in gold and mantling in crimson.Queen Hildegarde|Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards
British Dictionary definitions for mantling (1 of 2)
Word Origin for mantling
British Dictionary definitions for mantling (2 of 2)
- a protective layer of epidermis in molluscs that secretes a substance forming the shell
- a similar structure in brachiopods