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mantlet

[mant-lit] /ˈmænt lɪt/
noun, Military
1.
mantelet (def 2).
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mantelet

/ˈmæntəˌlɛt/
noun
1.
a woman's short mantle, often lace-trimmed, worn in the mid-19th century
2.
a portable bulletproof screen or shelter
Word Origin
C14: from Old French, diminutive of mantelmantle
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