A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (clothing)
a. apron
Me disfracé de cocinero: me puse un mandil blanco y el gorro alto.I dressed as a chef: I wore a white apron and a toque.
b. leather apron (in workshops)
El zapatero remendón se puso el mandil y comenzó a arreglar los zapatos.The cobbler put on his leather apron and began repairing the shoes.
c. pinny (United Kingdom)
Cosí un nuevo mandil para mi hija cuando ensució su viejo con manchas de chocolate.I sewed my daughter a new pinny when she got her old one stained with chocolate.
2. (horseback riding)
Regionalism used in Chile
a. horse blanket
El granjero le puso un mandil a la yegua.The farmer put a horse blanket on the mare.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. apron
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1 (delantal) apron; [de albañil] (leather) apron; (bata) pinafore dress
2 (Latinoamérica) horse blanket
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