Of course, they were not in their flowered silks, their lutestrings, their mantuas.
Put on your roquelaures, gentlemen, and you ladies wrap your mantuas close round you.
“You will line the hoods and mantuas warm, Betty,” pursued Madam, in her most amiable tone.
People of fashion occupied the houses in Bow Street, and mantuas floated up and down the pavement.
It is the very name of the Duke of Mantuas former secretary that is traced there: Marchioly.