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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. portable bulletproof shelter;
[syn: mantelet, mantlet]

2. short cape worn by women;
[syn: mantelet, mantilla]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Mantelet \Man"tel*et\, n. [F., dim. of manteau, OF. mantel. See Mantle.] 1. (a) A short cloak formerly worn by knights. (b) A short cloak or mantle worn by women. [1913 Webster] A mantelet upon his shoulders hanging. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. (Fort.) A musket-proof shield of rope, wood, or metal, which is sometimes used for the protection of sappers or riflemen while attacking a fortress, or of gunners at embrasures; -- now commonly written mantlet. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

mantelet n 1: portable bulletproof shelter [syn: mantelet, mantlet] 2: short cape worn by women [syn: mantelet, mantilla]