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Synonyms for mantle

Synonyms for mantle

to cover as if with clothes

to become red in the face

Words related to mantle

the cloak as a symbol of authority

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United States baseball player (1931-1997)

the layer of the earth between the crust and the core

anything that covers

(zoology) a protective layer of epidermis in mollusks or brachiopods that secretes a substance forming the shell

shelf that projects from wall above fireplace

a sleeveless garment like a cloak but shorter

spread over a surface, like a mantle

cover like a mantle

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The lighting arrangements in this room was by gas mantles.
Though it had electricity it also had gas lighting and we used to get into trouble jumping on the couch and knocking the gas mantles off
The argument was that clocks had to change to fit in with the need for light in the "dark satanic mills" of those days when all artificial light had to be created either by candles or wasteful gas jets before gas mantles were invented.
Even a few meagre gas mantles were better than the complete lack of street lighting which had previously been the situation.
Go up to Newton's and get us two gas mantles and you shall have sixpence.
Morley walked up the entry, into the street and along to Newton's Ironmongery and Paints reciting 'two gas mantles for Mrs Morley please, two gas mantles for Mrs Morley please' quietly and fluently until confronted by the smiling Mr Newton when all he could manage was ' two g-ga, two g-ga, two g-ga.
His successor, Rev JH Ashe, was appointed in 1903 and continued with the good work, particular in 1904 when the church became the first public building in England to be lit by inverted gas mantles.