Definition of mantling in English:


Line breaks: mant|ling
Pronunciation: /ˈmantlɪŋ


A piece of ornamental drapery depicted issuing from a helmet and surrounding a shield: the mantlings of peers are lined with ermine [mass noun]: coats of arms in Baroque mantling
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  • The coat of arms with its elaborate rococo style mantling has almost no identifiable Chinese precedent.


late 16th century: from mantle1 + -ing1.

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