chain mail


noun Armor.


Nearby words

  1. chain gear,
  2. chain grate,
  3. chain letter,
  4. chain lightning,
  5. chain locker,
  6. chain measure,
  7. chain of command,
  8. chain pickerel,
  9. chain plate,
  10. chain printer

Origin of chain mail

First recorded in 1815–25

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British Dictionary definitions for chain mail

chain mail

noun

another term for mail 2 (def. 1)
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