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chain mail

Syllabification: chain mail

Definition of chain mail in English:

noun

historical
Armor made of small metal rings linked together.
Example sentences
  • 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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