Definition of chain armour in English:

chain armour


  • another term for chain mail
    • ‘They made tools, ploughshares, chariots, chain armour, and many more strong and serviceable implements.’
    • ‘The chest opened with a sleepy creak and he removed his lightweight chain armor that he had been given back in his knighthood.’
    • ‘With her head held high and defiance still present in her eye, Amara went with the surly lot of leather and chain armor clad soldiers.’
    • ‘Blood blossomed on the tunic that he wore beneath his chain armor, and dizzying pain nearly knocked him out.’
    • ‘He wore a helmet of the kind that is called a basinet, with eye slits, and chain armour.’