armour-clad


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armour-clad

adj
1. (Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) military wearing armour
2. (Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) military covered in armour plate
3. wearing a protective covering
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.armour-clad - covered with heavy steelarmour-clad - covered with heavy steel; "armor-plated vehicles"
armored, armoured - protected by armor (used of persons or things military)
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armour-clad

, (US) armor-clad
adj (Mil, Naut) → gepanzert
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While we were there, a dozen paragliders floated around on the thermals as armour-clad riders flashed through the forest.
Armour-clad search teams hit 15 properties in raids that saw vehicles seized in Liverpool, Knowsley, Sefton and Wirral.
Dressed in period costume, the turf cutter and assistant - supported by two squires and two halberdiers and protected by the armour-clad Town Champion - stop at 12 stations around the town to cut a sod of turf and proclaim: "It's a' oor ain.
Nearby, is the site where Hernando De Soto startled the local Native Americans when his armour-clad men and their dogs of war came ashore in 1539.
At Bamburgh Castle an armour-clad knight is often heard stomping about and a woman in a green cloak is sometimes seen falling from the top of the castle, but vanishes before she hits the ground.
A group of yellow armour-clad men were spotted atop horses shooting scenes along the coast.
You'll shudder as your car is picked up and attacked by clubwielding, armour-clad trolls.
Following lunch, the family climbed into the historic horse-drawn state carriages for a procession to Buckingham Palace, flanked by hundreds of armour-clad cavalry.
He leads them into a magical wintry world, where wishes come true but where they also encounter spooky beings like Bill Bailey and Paul Bazely as armour-clad Forest Warriors.
In 1856, he built the 'Erebus', the first of the armour-clad vessels ordered for the British navy.
Iron Man (Sky Movies Premier, 8pm) Last summer's comic-book blockbuster stars Robert Downey Jr, as billionaire inventor, Tony Stark, who re-invents himself as an armour-clad fighter for justice after he is kidnapped by Afghan terrorists.
In Du Jardin's too-flattering portrayal, De Ruyter is an armour-clad pillar of strength, but not a fully-formed creature of the human day.