mantlet


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mant·let

 (mănt′lĭt)
n.
Variant of mantelet..
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Noun1.mantlet - portable bulletproof sheltermantlet - portable bulletproof shelter  
shelter - a structure that provides privacy and protection from danger
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Learn also, I pray you, to shoot with a dropping shaft; for though a bowman may at times be called upon to shoot straight and fast, yet it is more often that he has to do with a town-guard behind a wall, or an arbalestier with his mantlet raised when you cannot hope to do him scathe unless your shaft fall straight upon him from the clouds.
The preparation of mantlets, movable shelters, and various implements of war, will take up three whole months; and the piling up of mounds over against the walls will take three months more.