Word:

Mantelet

Man´tel`et
n.1.A short cloak formerly worn by knights.
A mantelet upon his shoulders hanging.
- Chaucer.
2.(Fort.) A musket-proof shield of rope, wood, or metal, which is sometimes used for the protection of sappers or riflemen while attacking a fortress, or of gunners at embrasures; - now commonly written mantlet.
Noun1.mantelet - portable bulletproof shelter
Synonyms: mantlet
2.mantelet - short cape worn by women
Synonyms: mantilla
mantlet, shelter
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Manslaughter
Manslayer
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Manstealer
Manstealing
Mansuete
Mansuetude
Manswear
Manta
Manta birostris
manta ray
Mantchoo
Manteau
Mantegna
Manteidae
Mantel
-- Mantelet --
Mantell
Mantelletta
Mantelpiece
Mantelshelf
Manteltree
Manteodea
Mantic
mantichora
manticora
manticore
mantid
Mantidae
mantiger
Mantilla
Mantinea
Mantineia
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