Definition of scale armour in English:

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scale armour

noun

[mass noun] historical
Armour consisting of small overlapping plates of metal, leather, or horn.
Example sentences
  • The torso was covered with scale armour, extending down to the thighs, and full suits survive which include scale-armoured chaps.
  • But he was also badly wounded, with blood pumping down his side from a brutal rent in his scale armor.
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