mantle

Part of speech: verb

To conceal.

Part of speech: verb

To overspread; become covered.

Part of speech: noun

A loose sleeveless cloak; that which clothes, covers, or conceals.

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Usage examples "mantle":

  1. He put down his pen, assumed the mantle of Nestor, and asked: " Can I oblige ye, Peter?" - "Furze the Cruel", John Trevena.
  2. The figure of Our Lady would be more impressive if you were to add a gold border to the mantle, would it not? - "In the Days of the Guild", Louise Lamprey.
  3. Out in the brown landscape appeared a cloud of dust, over it a mantle of dust, and between the two they caught sight of a horse. - "Mogens and Other Stories Mogens; The Plague At Bergamo; There Should Have Been Roses; Mrs. Fonss", Jens Peter Jacobsen.