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KJV Dictionary / M / mantle

KJV Dictionary Definition: mantle

mantle

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, v.t. To cloke; to cover; to disguise.

So the rising senses

Begin to chase th'ignorant fumes, that mantle

Their clearer reason.

MAN'TLE, v.i. 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,

mantling

MANT'LING, n. In heraldry,the representation of a mantle, or the drapery of a coat of arms.

Definitions from Webster's American Dictionary of the English Language, 1828.
Previous word: manslayer. Next word: many.
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