Definition of plate armor in English:

plate armor

Syllabification: plate ar·mor

noun

Protective armor of metal plates, especially as worn in medieval times by mounted knights.
More example sentences
  • It was only after 1250 with the advent of plate armour that swords with truly sharp points began to appear.
  • It is a myth that this plate armour was heavy and that it limited a man's mobility.
  • Hearts of oak have become as obsolete as knights in plate armour, and the leviathan protectors of trade are themselves too vulnerable.

Definition of plate armor in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day flagitious
Pronunciation: fləˈdʒɪʃəs
adjective
(of a person or their actions) criminal; villainous