suit of armor

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Noun1.suit of armor - armor that protects the wearer's whole body
armet - a medieval helmet with a visor and a neck guard
armor, armour - protective covering made of metal and used in combat
basinet - a medieval steel helmet
brassard - armor plate that protects the arm
breastplate, egis, aegis - armor plate that protects the chest; the front part of a cuirass
bulletproof vest - a vest capable of resisting the impact of a bullet
cannon - (Middle Ages) a cylindrical piece of armor plate to protect the arm
casque - (15-16th century) any armor for the head; usually ornate without a visor
chain armor, chain armour, chain mail, ring armor, ring armour, ring mail, mail - (Middle Ages) flexible armor made of interlinked metal rings
corselet, corslet - a piece of body armor for the trunk; usually consists of a breastplate and back piece
cubitiere - body armor that protects the elbow
cuirass - medieval body armor that covers the chest and back
cuisse - armor plate that protects the thigh
epauliere - armor plate that protects the shoulder
fauld - a piece of armor plate below the breastplate
metal glove, gantlet, gauntlet - a glove of armored leather; protects the hand
gorget - armor plate that protects the neck
greave, jambeau - armor plate that protects legs below the knee
helmet - armor plate that protects the head
knee piece - armor plate that protects the knee
nosepiece - armor plate that protects the nose
pallette, palette - one of the rounded armor plates at the armpits of a suit of armor
rerebrace, upper cannon - cannon that provides plate armor for the upper arm
roundel - round piece of armor plate that protects the armpit
skirt of tasses - armor plate that protects the body below the waist
sabaton, solleret - armor plate that protects the foot; consists of mail with a solid toe and heel
tasse, tasset - one of two pieces of armor plate hanging from the fauld to protect the upper thighs
tuille - armor plate that protects the hip and thigh
lower cannon, vambrace - cannon of plate armor protecting the forearm
gusset, voider - a piece of chain mail covering a place unprotected by armor plate
References in classic literature ?
But now it was different; I wanted it all the time; it was nag, nag, nag, right along, and no rest; I couldn't get it out of my mind; and so at last I lost my temper and said hang a man that would make a suit of armor without any pockets in it.
I will have my eye upon you, for I shall be there," replied the cardinal, pointing with his finger to a magnificent suit of armor he was to wear, "and on our return, well--we will settle our account
Glegg carried such a bone, which she had inherited from her grandmother with a brocaded gown that would stand up empty, like a suit of armor, and a silver-headed walking-stick; for the Dodson family had been respectable for many generations.
Other parts of the trailer gave glimpses of Alphonse's computer generated suit of armor, and it looks promising.
don't carry a plank of wood down a busy sidewalk or wear a suit of armor when visiting Parliament.
I goofed once by buying a coat that was as tough as iron, sure, but it also felt like a suit of armor.
Summary: A bronze lion's head and a suit of armor have been found in the sea off the coast of the Calabria region in southern Italy.
95) provides a vivid deconstruction of the Iron Man fantasy to consider if modern technology can create a suit of armor similar to the Iron Man story.
Each of these plinths supported a suit of armor that had been crushed at a local Glasgow compactor, in some cases along with household objects such as coffee tables and file cabinets, and thus transformed into an elegant block of rich texture and design.
A deep-sea snail wears a multilayered suit of armor, complete with iron.
American actor Mickey Rourke is in talks to play Crimson Dynamo, a Russian arms dealer, who's considered to be an evil version of Iron Man because he battles the superhero in a nuclear-powered suit of armor,
And there were scones, cookies, a plaid-clad bagpiper, a man walking about in a full suit of armor from Higgins Armory Museum and trying his best not to clank too loudly, and a real British diplomat, Joseph Pickerill, vice consul with the British Consulate-General in Cambridge.