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mandil

EnglishEdit

Robert Sidney wearing a mandil colly-westonward

EtymologyEdit

Old French mandil; see also Spanish and Portuguese mandil — a coarse apron, a haircloth; all from Arabic منديل (mandiil)—tablecloth, handkerchief, mantle, from Latin mantile, mantele

NounEdit

mandil (plural mandils)

  1. A loose outer coat or jacket worn by men in England in the 16th and 17th centuries.

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ReferencesEdit

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Old FrenchEdit

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NounEdit

mandil m (oblique plural mandis, nominative singular mandis, nominative plural mandil)

  1. small coat

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SpanishEdit

File:Woman wearing blue apron.jpg
mandil de cocina (kitchen apron)

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic منديل (mandiil), from Latin mantile, mantele, hence cognate of mantel

NounEdit

mandil m (plural mandiles)

  1. apron

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