ring mail


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Noun1.Ring mail - (Middle Ages) flexible armor made of interlinked metal ringsring mail - (Middle Ages) flexible armor made of interlinked metal rings
body armor, body armour, cataphract, coat of mail, suit of armor, suit of armour - armor that protects the wearer's whole body
brigandine - a medieval coat of chain mail consisting of metal rings sewn onto leather or cloth
habergeon - (Middle Ages) a light sleeveless coat of chain mail worn under the hauberk
byrnie, hauberk - a long (usually sleeveless) tunic of chain mail formerly worn as defensive armor
gusset, voider - a piece of chain mail covering a place unprotected by armor plate
Dark Ages, Middle Ages - the period of history between classical antiquity and the Italian Renaissance
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Those men who swept ashore were tall and well proportioned, clad in gleaming ring mail, their weapons, spears, Danish axes and double-edged blades, sang of death.
Ring Mail man Matt Lloyd on 234 5323 or email matt.
Just ring mail order on 0870 603 0062 and quote ref BBC P04.