Definition of camail in English:

camail

Line breaks: cam¦ail
Pronunciation: /ˈkameɪl/

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noun

historical
  • A piece of chain mail attached to the headpiece and protecting the neck and shoulders: Turkish helmets fitted with a camail

Origin

early 19th century: French, from Provençal capmalh, from cap 'head' + malh mail2.

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