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What is "Mantle" - Definition & Explanation

Mantle a loose sleeveless garment worn over other clothes, cloak.
A Mantle is a piece of clothing, similar to a robe but open on the front side and often sleeveless. It is worn over the outer garments.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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Resistant to a specified agency either by reason of the physical structure or the chemical non-reactivity of the textile, or arising from a treatment designed to impart the desired...

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