Part of speech: noun

A woman's light cape or head covering, as of lace.

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Usage examples "mantilla":

  1. She wound a crimson shawl gracefully over her dark head, after the fashion of a mantilla, with an effect beyond reproach. - "In the Tail of the Peacock", Isabel Savory.
  2. At last she too cast away the mantilla. - "The Land of The Blessed Virgin; Sketches and Impressions in Andalusia", William Somerset Maugham.
  3. In Spain was the constant mantilla. - "Historia Amoris: A History of Love, Ancient and Modern", Edgar Saltus.