Definition of mantling in English:

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mantling

Pronunciation: /ˈmantlɪŋ/

noun

Heraldry
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
More example sentences
  • The coat of arms with its elaborate rococo style mantling has almost no identifiable Chinese precedent.

Origin

Late 16th century: from mantle1 + -ing1.

Words that rhyme with mantling

scantling

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