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mantle

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verb
noun
1 noun authority, rolecúram masc1  c m uúdarás masc1  c m ufreagracht fem3  c m uhave they assumed the mantle of moral guardians? an bhfuil cúram cosanta na moráltachta glactha acu chucu féin?, an iadsan cosantóirí na moráltachta anois?I've resigned as chairman and Orla's taking up the mantle d'éirigh mé as an gcathaoirleacht agus tá an fhreagracht glactha ag Orla, d'éirigh mé as an gcathaoirleacht agus is í Orla a dhéanfaidh feasta í 2 noun literary coveringbrat masc1  c m ufallaing fem2  c m ua mantle of snow brat sneachta
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3 noun guisefolach masc1scáth masc3  c m uthe murder was condoned under the mantle of religion glacadh leis an dúnmharú faoi scáth an reiligiúin 4 noun CLOTH cloakfallaing fem2  c m ubrat masc1  c m u 5 (also gas mantle) noun FURN of gas lamp cochall gáisTilley lamp mantle cochall lampa Tilley 6 noun GEOL of Earthmaintlín masc 7 noun ZOOL of bird's headmainte mascit has a grey green mantle tá mainte liathghlas air, tá clúmh liathghlas ar a dhroim
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9 verb literary cover, hide TRANSITIVEbrataigh verb  c m uclúdaigh verb  c m ubrat a chur arheavy mist mantled the mountain bhí an sliabh faoi bhrat trom ceo, bhí brat trom ceo ar an sliabhthe garden is mantled with blossom tá an gairdín clúdaithe le bláthanna, tá brat bláthanna sa ghairdín 10 verb GEOL cover rock layer TRANSITIVEbheith ina bhrat arbheith ina screamh arboulder clay mantles the granite tá screamh chré bholláin ar an gcloch eibhir, tá brat cré bholláin ar an gcloch eibhir

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