Definitions for "Mantelet"
A short cloak formerly worn by knights.
A short cloak or mantle worn by women.
short cape worn by women
A musket-proof shield of rope, wood, or metal, which is sometimes used for the protection of sappers or riflemen while attacking a fortress, or of gunners at embrasures; -- now commonly written mantlet.
A movable shield or screen made of heavy planks to protect besieging or besieged soldiers from musket fire.
portable bulletproof shelter
Detached fortification preventing direct access to a gateway; low outer wall.