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Mantle

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MAN'TLE, n. Gr. a cloke.

1. A kind of cloke or loose garment to be worn over other garments.

The herald and children are clothed with mantles of satin.

2. A cover.

Well covered with the night's black mantle.

3. A cover that which conceals as the mantle of charity.

MAN'TLE, To cloke to cover to disguise.

So the rising senses

Begin to chase th'ignorant fumes, that mantle

Their clearer reason.

MAN'TLE, To expand to spread.

The swan with arched neck

Between her white wings mantling, rows

Her state with oary feet.

1. To joy to revel.

My frail fancy, fed with full delights,

Doth bathe in bliss, and mantleth most at ease.

2. To be expanded to be spread or extended.

He gave the mantling vine to grow,

A trophy to his love.

3. To gather over and form a cover to collect on the surface, as a covering.

There is a sort of men, whose visages

Do cream and mantle like a standing pond.

And the brain dances to the mantling bowl.

4. To rush to the face and cover it with a crimson color.

When mantling blood

Flow'd in his lovely cheeks.

Fermentation cannot be deduced from mangling, otherwise than as a secondary sense.

MAN'TLE,


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Material presented was supplied by Brandon Staggs and was derived from the KJV Dictionary found on his website located at av1611.com.
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Entry for 'Mantle'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/kjd/m/mantle.html.

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