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Historical GarmentPlay
Mantle used this way refers to a garment with historical roots, often seen in medieval contexts. SlideThe knight wore a red mantle bearing his family's crest.
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Elegance and StatusPlay
Mantles can symbolize elegance or high status, typically in formal or fantasy settings such as literature. SlideAt the ball, she wore a velvet mantle edged with gold.
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Metaphorical UsagePlay
Mantle may be used metaphorically to mean protection or covering, not always a physical item. SlideThe forest was under a mantle of snow.