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coat armour

Line breaks: coat ar¦mour

Definition of coat armour in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Heraldic arms.
Example sentences
  • Secondly, it assumes coat armour to be hereditary in the male lines of a family, with differences to distinguish cadet branches.
  • That good deeds will give great joy, and will proclaim the worth of noble men of coat armor.
  • Cheshire and Lancashire families made similar additions of crests to the plain prescriptive coat armor which they had previously used from time immemorial.

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