Words nearby body armour
Examples from the Web for body armour
These might, however, have been the Gambesons that formed of themselves the body-armour of the soldier.
The surgeon was brought, and he speedily took off Sir Richard's body-armour, and laid bare the many wounds that he had received.The Golden Galleon|Robert Leighton
His body-armour is covered by a surcoat of blue, laced down the front; he wears a gorget and skirt of mail.Scenes and Characters of the Middle Ages|Edward Lewes Cutts
It has been held to mean the kind of cloth called "muster-develers:" a body-armour seems implied.
From Giraldus Cambrensis we learn that the Irish in the twelfth century wore no body-armour.