Words nearby camail
Origin of camail
OTHER WORDS FROM camailca·mailed, adjective
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The Bassinet with camail attached is not a characteristic of this century, though isolated examples may perhaps be found.Ancient Armour and Weapons in Europe|John Hewitt
Vervelle, ver-vel′, n. the loop that secured the camail in medieval armour.
The jupon was a garment which covered the body from the camail to just above the knees.
The knight is clad in armour, viz., a spherical bascinet, with a camail of chain-mail.Bell's Cathedrals: The Abbey Church of Tewkesbury|H. J. L. J. Mass
The camail was, undoubtedly, an efficient safeguard, but it was extremely weighty and so caused much inconvenience to the wearer.