Meaning of mandilion

man•dil•ion

Pronunciation: (man-dil'yun), [key]
— n.
  1. a short cloak, with full hanging sleeves, often open or slit under the arms, worn by soldiers in the 16th and 17th centuries.
  2. a similar garment without sleeves, worn by servants in the 16th and 17th centuries.
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