Mandil

Mandil

Man"dil\, n. [OF. mandil; cf. Sp. & Pg. mandil a coarse apron, a haircloth; all from Ar. mandil tablecloth, handkerchief, mantle, fr. LGr. ?, fr. L. mantile, mantele. See Mantle.] A loose outer garment worn the 16th and 17th centuries.
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