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When both sides have been heard, the old men put their heads together under a cloak or manta, and agree upon their judgment.
SPANISH LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYL. HIGGIN AND EUGNE E. STREET
Then he pointed to the beautifully worked manta, “Did she squander wealth of hers on that?”
THE TREASURE TRAILMARAH ELLIS RYAN
Miss Dolores had consented to wear a manta de Manila or soft shawl wound gracefully around her, and in her hair a red clavel.
THE FOUR CORNERS ABROADAMY ELLA BLANCHARD
It is not likely, however, that the manta devours anything larger than the pearl-oyster itself.
He disguised himself as an antelope, by means of a cloak of cotton cloth (manta) painted to resemble the colouring of the animal.
She showed him a few grains of parched corn tied up in the corner of her manta.
THE TREASURE TRAILMARAH ELLIS RYAN
Then Pedrillo, after vainly remonstrating with each animal in turn, had strapped another gay manta over the whole.
Resting the beam on the coping of the wall, at a word, they plunged it forward against the manta, which rocked under the blow.
THE FAIR GODLEW WALLACE
With the other manta Ordas moved on gallantly, but the work was hard; at some houses he failed, others he dared not attack.
THE FAIR GODLEW WALLACE
Assume the superior air of a real plainsman and speak of it as a "manta."

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