Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
MANTEEL, n. Also -te(e)l(e), mantill (Sc. 1710 T. Ruddiman Gl. to Douglas Aeneis). A cloak-like garment, a mantle (Sc. 1818 Sawers). Also fig. Obs. in Eng. Now only liter. For comb. luckie's manteill, see Luckie. [mɑn′til]
Ayr. 1786 Burns Holy Fair ii.:
Twa had manteeles o' dolefu' black, But ane wi' lyart lining. Sc. 1825 Child Maurice in
Child Ballads No. 83 D. x.:
Ye'll tak here this green manteel, It's a' lined wi the frieze. e.Lth. 1892 J. Lumsden Sheep-Head 62:
Upo' her back the wauchty creels, She thraws as eithly in a spell; As yon “half-nabs” do their mantels.
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