Origin of camail
OTHER WORDS FROM camailca·mailed, adjective
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How to use camail in a sentence
In these brasses we find that the camail has become the Standard of Mail, or collarette, worn under the gorget of plate.Armour & Weapons|Charles John Ffoulkes
The jupon was a garment which covered the body from the camail to just above the knees.Chats on Military Curios|Stanley C. Johnson
A high collar of steel was next added as a substitute for the camail.A Complete Guide to Heraldry|Arthur Charles Fox-Davies
This is called the camail period because by this time the custom of wearing the camail had become universal.
The sculptured effigy of the Black Prince on his tomb at Canterbury is a typical representation of a knight of the camail period.