Spam may be the most well known, but there are hundreds of “potted meat products” available—armour has an entire line.
Old Hawberk sat riveting the worn greaves of some ancient suit of armour, and the ting!
In war they cover the doublet with an haubergeon, a glaon, a large hat of iron, and other armour usual in that country.
Shih: a gentleman entitled to bear arms, not a knight in armour.
We should wear it as a breastplate, and buckle it on as our armour.
Let us cast off the works of darkness and put on the armour of light.'
Every morning Sir Christopher sat in his Justice's chair under the helmets and the coats of armour.
That, Faxon reflected, was probably the joint in his armour—that and the flowers.
He was continually accustomed both to the weight and vse of armour, from his very childhood.
Little Jack, thou must shortly go into the wars, and thou hast no armour.
c.1300, "mail, defensive covering worn in combat," also "means of protection," from Old French armeure "weapons, armor" (12c.), from Latin armatura "arms, equipment," from arma "arms, gear" (see arm (n.2)). Figurative use from mid-14c.
Meaning "military equipment generally," especially siege engines, is late 14c. The word might have died with jousting if not for late 19c. transference to metal-shielded machinery beginning with U.S. Civil War ironclads (first attested in this sense in an 1855 report from the U.S. Congressional Committee on Naval Affairs).
mid-15c., from armor (n.). Related: Armored; armoring.