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chain mail in Weapons topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishchain mailˈchain mail noun [uncountable]  PMWprotective clothing made by joining many small metal rings together, worn by soldiers in the past
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chain mailIt began to appear more convoluted, interlocking chain mail ... some sort of suit.Round shields, chain mail and simple conical helmets are clearly visible.Knight, mounting his horse, wearing chain mail of the type developed from eastern sources during Barbarossa's reign.Eleventh-century Norman knight with chain mail coat, kite-shaped shield, sword and long lance which could be used from horseback.Within a space of some twenty years, chain mail virtually replaced a variety of earlier forms of armour.