- 1 (de cama) blanket a manta (España/Spain) , había comida a manta there was stacks of food [familiar/colloquial] hay restaurantes a manta there are hundreds of restaurants liarse la manta a la cabeza (España/Spain) to throw caution to the wind tirar de la manta to reveal the truth tenía miedo de que alguien tirara de la manta she was afraid someone would reveal o/or tell the truth
- 2 [Zoología/Zoology] tb manta raya devilfish, manta ray
- 4 (México/Mexico) (tela) calico
The deck of cards used in Spain is called the baraja francesa. The four suits are oros, copas, espadas, and bastos, corresponding to diamonds, hearts, spades, and clubs. Each suit has nine numbered cards and three face cards - jack (sota), knight, and king. There is no queen.