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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

silk scarf; a woman's lace or silk scarf covering the shoulders and head;

Usage examples (33)
  • The mantilla was a handsome one, and she thanked Mrs. Ross effusively.
  • Her fat, massive face was painted and powdered; on her head she wore a kind of mantilla also gold-coloured, and about her neck a string of old Egyptian amulets.
  • British chintz, with a mantilla of coarser material.
  • How lovely Maria looked in that black lace mantilla! for more
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