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Definition of the noun serape

What does serape mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: serapes

  1. a long brightly colored shawl; worn mainly by Mexican men
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of serape: sarape
    • more generic word: shawl = cloak consisting of an oblong piece of cloth used to cover the head and shoulders

Alternative definition of the noun serape


  1. a blanket as worn as a cloak by Spanish-Americans

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Google previewMitla (1858)

A Narrative of Incidents and Personal Adventures on a Journey in Mexico, Guatemala, and Salvador in the Years of 1853 to 1855 by Gustavus Ferdinand Von Tempsky

there verdant with undulating lines of foliage, or, naked and craggy, stretching from * The serape is a blanket of coloured wool, serving as a cloak in Mexico : in other countries of Spanish America it is called " chamarro," " cobija," &c. 1853.

Google previewQR, S Versability (2015)

by Roger J. Maderia

A serape is a colored blanket cloak. A sombrero is a hat that's worn with it. Swimsuits and swimwear are stretchy. A fabric called spandex helps them fit. A surplice is a short smock for a priest. It has sleeves which are flounced and wide.

Google previewTravels Over the Table Lands and Cordilleras of Mexico, During the Years 1843 and 44 (1846)

Including a Description of California, the Principal Cities and Mining Districts of that Republic, and the Biographies of Iturbide and Santa Anna by Albert M. Gilliam

Above the serape is a solid dove of silver, suspended in the air, some three feet in length. The arched domes of the chapels were highly gilded and painted with representations of angels flying in the clouds. The ceremonies were long and ...

Google previewFunctional Strength for Triathletes (2012)

Exercises for Top Performance by Ingrid Loos Miller, Jim Herkimer

A serape is a Mexican garment that is draped loosely about the shoulders and crosses in front of the body, much like a blanket. When the core muscles contract, they create rotational stability in the torso and generate force from the hip to the ...

Google previewMexico (2000)

by Kate A. Furlong, Kate A. Conley

A Mexican boy leans against a pile ofserapes at a Cancun market. A serape is a colorful woolen shawl worn over the shoulders. Fast Facts OFFICIAL NAME: United Mexican States (Estados Unidos Mexicanos)...

Google previewWomen Artists of the American West (2003)

by Susan R. Ressler

From sheep to finished serape is a long, arduous task. A person who could devise a quicker, easier way to winter warmth was a godsend to the family. Piecework could be used to create a new cover for worn blankets. Cotton rags are still spun ...

Google previewEl Gringo (1857)

New Mexico and Her People by W. W. H. Davis

The serape is a leading article of domestic manufacture in Southern Mexico, and the costume of a caballero is hardly considered complete without one. Mier, on the Bio del Norte, in the State of Tamaulipas, is famous for this article, whence ...

Google previewEthnic Dress in the United States (2014)

A Cultural Encyclopedia by Annette Lynch, Mitchell D. Strauss

The serape is a brightly colored, wool-fringed poncho, often knee length, that can be worn open as a poncho or folded and draped over one shoulder as a shoulder blanket.The fabric is usually woven on a foot-operated treadle loom, with ...

Google previewForeign Trade Requirements (1902)

Published Annually with Quarterly Supplements, 1902, Containing Complete Information Concerning the Commercial Countries of the World as to Trade Conditions ...

The serape is a bright colored woolen cloak or blanket. The best brings sometimes more than $100. FACTORY EQUIPMENT Silk weaving is not yet of great importance, although all the conditions necessary to success seem to be present ...

Google previewChildren Around the World: The Ultimate Class Field Trip, Grades PK - 2 (2010)

Visit 14 Countries and Explore the Languages and Cultures of Children Across the Globe by Marilee Whiting Woodfield

Serapes A serape is a large woven shawl that is KE- 804022 © Key ...

Google previewDemorest's Family Magazine (1879)

THE Serape is a singular and beautiful opera wrap just introduced, and which imitates the Mexican cloak worn by both promenaders and h or se men. Like its original, it passes over the head with a very wide coulisse, - =. ~~ - which, drawn up ...



Serape. (Span.) A Mexican blanket, with an opening in the middle for the head. They are woven by hand, of gay colors, and are only worn by the men in cool weather, instead of an overcoat. The Indians were mounted on mules , ...

Google previewDictionary of Americanisms, 2nd ed. enlarged (1859)

by John Russell Bartlett

Serape. (Span.) A Mexican blanket, with an opening in the middle for the head. They are woven by hand, of gay colors, and are only worn by the men in cool weather, instead of an overcoat. The Indians were mounted on mules , ...

Google previewThe 21st Century Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (2009)

by Kevin McCann, Mark Diehl

3 SRA Mexicali mister: 5 SENOR peninsula: 4 BAJA 15 LOWERCALIFORNIA Mexican Ancient: 5 AZTEC OLMEC beans: 5 PESOS blanket: 6 SERAPE bread: 4 PESO cactus: 6 PEYOTE ...

Google previewThe Ultimate Dictionary of Dream Language (2013)

by Ryan, Briceida

Serape. Set. play an increasingly larger role in your personal interests. This will please you. seraph You will have an increasing amount of satisfaction and tranquility for a very long time. serenade Do not allow the criticisms of other people ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Games and Amusements (1884)

A Book of Sports and Pastimes for Boys and Girls with Full Directions for Their Rational Enjoyment in the House of Out-of-doors by Henry Frith

the ball lies on the ground ; the serape and half serape, to extricate the ball from long grass ; the spoon, to get ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

whine Mexican Aztec, Chicano, Mayan Mexican amphibian axolotl Mexican bean frijol Mexican blanket serape Mexican border river Rio Grande Mexican bread tortilla Mexican cactus mescal, peyote Mexican cattle farm rancho Mexican coin ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of American Regionalisms (2000)

by Robert Hendrickson

serape An American borrowing of the Spanish word serape for a shawl or blanket first worn by Spanish- Americans and Indians in the Southwest. serviceberry Another name for the juneberry (ame- lanchie species).

Google previewThe Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words (2008)

by Diagram Group

serape A colorful Mexican woolen shawl worn by men over the shoulders. fashion and clothing shantung A heavy silk fabric that has.

Google previewNew American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)

by Philip D. Morehead

robe, shawl, serape, cloak, coat, cape, cover, wrapper, blanket.—v.t. swathe, swaddle, clothe, cover, envelop, enclose; hide, muffle, conceal; fold, lap, wind; pack[age]. See COVERING, ENVIRONMENT.

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Small photo of A man wears a Mexican Sombrero, a Serape or Poncho sunglasses and smokes a big cigar as he celebrate a Mexican holiday or tradition. Isolated on white, Room for text.Small photo of A green ribbon border winds in and out of frame and is decorated with a serape blanket, red chili peppers, felt cutout cactus shapes and confetti on a yellow background for Cinco de Mayo in MaySmall photo of poncho serape background Mexican cinco de mayo fiesta wooden copy space stripe patternSmall photo of Close up of colorful serape with fringe for Cinco de Mayo holiday concept. Vertical layout.Small photo of Fiesta: Colorful Lights On Mexican SerapeSmall photo of Mexico poncho and serape sombrero close upSmall photo of Mexican hat "sombrero" on a "serape" in a mexican town More...

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Scrabble value of S1E1R1A1P3E1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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