mantilla

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n mantilla short cape worn by women
    • n mantilla a woman's silk or lace scarf
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Mantilla A kind of veil, covering the head and falling down upon the shoulders; -- worn in Spain, Mexico, etc.
    • Mantilla A lady's light cloak of cape of silk, velvet, lace, or the like.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n mantilla A short mantle.
    • n mantilla A light cloak or covering thrown over the dress of a lady.
    • n mantilla A woman's head-covering, often of lace, which falls down upon the shoulders and may be used as a veil, worn in Spain and the Spanish colonies, in Genoa, and elsewhere.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Mantilla man-til′a a small mantle: a kind of veil covering the head and falling down upon the shoulders.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Sp. See Mantle
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Sp.; cf. mantle.

Usage

In literature:

The wicket, the lattice, the lace curtain, the veil and mantilla, are all secondary sexual manifestations.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 13" by Elbert Hubbard
I don't know of anything else, unless it's mantillas.
"Marjorie's Busy Days" by Carolyn Wells
Then she pushed back the modest folds of the mantilla, leaving her neck free.
"The History of Sir Richard Calmady" by Lucas Malet
She was dressed in a black silk gown, and wore a long black mantilla over her head.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Volume 55, No. 343, May 1844" by Various
They do not wear mantillas.
"A Tramp's Notebook" by Morley Roberts
Very beautiful shawls and mantillas were manufactured by them.
"Ferdinand De Soto, The Discoverer of the Mississippi" by John S. C. Abbott
More, talking to a woman in the most discreet of mantilla'd church-going costumes.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science July 1930" by Various
A white mantilla covered her hair, a white gown hid her to the ankles.
"The Spanish Jade" by Maurice Hewlett
A dark faced woman wearing a Spanish mantilla was winning at the roulette wheel.
"Where Strongest Tide Winds Blew" by Robert McReynolds
There were silk hats and peaked sombreros, lace mantillas and Parisian bonnets.
"The Missourian" by Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
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In poetry:

The vulture is bald, so is the condor, obscenely,
But only you have thrown this amazing mantilla of oxydised
sky-blue
And hot red over you.
"Turkey-Cock" by D H Lawrence
The ladies of Sevilla go forth to take the air,
They loop their lace mantillas, a red rose in their hair;
Upon the road Delicias* their little horses run,
And tinkle, tinkle, tinkle, the bells go every one.
"The Little Bells Of Sevilla" by Dora Sigerson Shorter
Then the Cow put on her bonnet
With a wreath of roses on it,
And a beautiful mantilla fringed with white;
And she donned the pretty mittens,
While the silly little kittens
Clapped their paws in admiration at the sight.
"The Funny Kittens" by Carolyn Wells

In news:

Second-seeded Felix Mantilla of Spain, No.
Boston's near neighbor Somerville on Nov 3 hosted a double bill of standout small ensembles led by gifted guitarists Julian Lage and Juanito Pascual and sharing the one-of-a-kind percussionist Tupac Mantilla.
Tia Fuller, Ray Mantilla and more.
Ray Mantilla Good Vibrations Savant.
Randy Lewis will soon be named executive chef at La Provence here, according to restaurant owners John Besh and Octavio Mantilla of the Besh Restaurant Group of New Orleans.
Tia Fuller, Ray Mantilla and more.
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In science:

As an example, computer checkings show that in a tree of the mantilla rooted at a seed, say on an isocline 0, there are 6 seeds on the isocline 5 which are inside the tree and 324 seeds on the isocline 10 which are inside the tree.
About the domino problem in the hyperbolic plane, a new solution
Clearly, this requires to synchronize the choices of the triangles at each generation on different branches as these branches can be independent in a mantilla without ultra-thread.
About the domino problem in the hyperbolic plane, a new solution
In order to handle more easily the problem, define the latitude of a trilateral as the set of rows of the mantilla from its vertex downto its basis, both included.
About the domino problem in the hyperbolic plane, a new solution
There is no other possibility as the mantilla and the isoclines prevent to rotate the tiles.
About the domino problem in the hyperbolic plane, a new solution
First, we construct a realization of the mantilla, see .
About the domino problem in the hyperbolic plane, a new solution
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