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Meaning of mantling

man•tling

Pronunciation: (mant'ling), [key]
— n. Heraldry.
  1. a decorative piece of cloth represented as hanging from a torse so as to cover the sides and rear of a helmet and often so as to frame the escutcheon below. Also calledSee illus. under
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