|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) A short cloak formerly worn by knights.
2. (n.) A short cloak or mantle worn by women.
3. (n.) 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.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
man'-tel-et, man'-t'-l-et, mant'-let (Nahum 2:5).
See SIEGE, 4, (d).
Mantelet (1 Occurrence)
Nahum 2:5 He remembereth his nobles: they stumble in their march; they make haste to the wall thereof, and the mantelet is prepared. (ASV JPS NAS RSV)