Mambrino

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Mambrino mam-brē′no a medieval iron hat, from its likeness to the barber's basin in Don Quixote.
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Usage

In literature:

But tell me, Sancho, hast thou got Mambrino's helmet safe?
"The History of Don Quixote, Vol. I, Complete" by Miguel de Cervantes
This, after all, is but Mambrino's helmet.
"Endymion" by Benjamin Disraeli
THE GRAND ADVENTURE AND RICH PRIZE OF MAMBRINO'S HELMET.
"Wit and Wisdom of Don Quixote" by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
But who should loom up on the scene, now that everything was peaceful again, but the owner of Mambrino's golden helmet!
"The Story of Don Quixote" by Arvid Paulson, Clayton Edwards, and Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Neither the casque of Mambrino nor the love of Maritornes makes me laugh: it makes me weep.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Volume 20. December, 1877." by Various
No less notable is Cervantes' account of the adventure in which Don Quixote succeeded in obtaining the helmet of Mambrino.
"Legends & Romances of Spain" by Lewis Spence
Messenger on her dam's side; the Mambrinos, whose modern head was Mambrino Chief, foaled 1844, by Mambrino Paymaster, a grandson of imp.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 6" by Various
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In news:

Pre-school students perform a catchy little tune in a Thanksgiving presentation Thursday afternoon at Mambrino School.
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