Sentence Examples

  • The Spanish mantilla is a covering for the head and shoulders of white or black lace or other material, the characteristic head-dress of women in southern and central Spain.
  • Escaping from her father she ran to hide her flushed face in the lace of her mother's mantilla--not paying the least attention to her severe remark--and began to laugh.
  • Natasha, raising her face for a moment from her mother's mantilla, glanced up at her through tears of laughter, and again hid her face.
  • Mc4nte), must, as the New English Dictionary points out, be a "back-formation," and this will explain the diminutive form of the Spanish mantilla.

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