Definition of chain mail in English:

chain mail

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[mass noun] historical
  • Flexible armour consisting of small metal rings linked together.
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    • It was a fairly old man, donned in full armour and chain mail.
    • The copper turned the arrowhead into a lethal weapon capable of splitting chain mail and armour.
    • She nodded silently and then threw her arms around him, feeling only the cold metal chinks of his chain mail beneath his tunic.

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