mail-clad


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Adj.1.mail-clad - wearing protective mailmail-clad - wearing protective mail    
armored, armoured - protected by armor (used of persons or things military)
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Sun Tzu said: In the operations of war, where there are in the field a thousand swift chariots, as many heavy chariots, and a hundred thousand mail-clad soldiers, with provisions enough to carry them a thousand li, the expenditure at home and at the front, including entertainment of guests, small items such as glue and paint, and sums spent on chariots and armor, will reach the total of a thousand ounces of silver per day.
For the room was filled with the mail-clad warriors of the Nome King, rank after rank standing in orderly array.
When they were got together in one place, shield clashed with shield, and spear with spear, in the conflict of mail-clad men.