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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Other objects that will feature include the Regina tombstone, Victor tombstone, sword hoard, ringmail shirt and a helmet cheekpiece on loan from the Great North Museum: Hancock.
My jeans and T-shirt were quickly replaced by a thick quilted coat called a gambeson and it took three experienced re-enactors to drape me in a ringmail shirt.
It includes such rare finds as a preserved ringmail [correct] suit, Regina [correct] and Victor [correct] tombstones and Roman bracelets and beads.