One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A woman's three-cornered shawl or cape, the corner worn at the back being rounded, fashionable in the second quarter of the 18th cent.
Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Mary Delany (1700–1788), court favourite and artist. From French mantille from Spanish mantilla.
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