camail

[ kuh-meyl ]
/ kəˈmeɪl /

noun

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Origin of camail

1660–70; <French <Old Provençal capmalh, equivalent to cap head (see chief) + malhmail2

OTHER WORDS FROM camail

ca·mailed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for camail

camail
/ (ˈkæmeɪl) /

noun

armour a neck and shoulders covering of mail worn with and laced to the basinet
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