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[tuhn-lit] /ˈtʌn lɪt/
noun, Armor.
a skirt of plates.
Also called lamboy.
Origin of tonlet
< French tonnelet keg, Middle French, probably diminutive of tonel cask (see tunnel) from its resemblance to staves Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • The tonlet suit (Fig. 35) was used solely for fighting on foot.

    Armour & Weapons Charles John Ffoulkes

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