noun, plural chla·mys·es [kley-mi-siz, klam-i-] /ˈkleɪ mɪ sɪz, ˈklæm ɪ-/, chlam·y·des [klam-i-deez] /ˈklæm ɪˌdiz/.
Origin of chlamys
Examples from the Web for chlamys
The Lapith wears a crested helmet; on his left arm is a shield, within which his chlamys hangs from his arm.
The Habitable Earth being of the form of a Chlamys, its greatest breadth would be found about the middle of its greatest length.
Nude figure of boy, standing, with chlamys thrown over his left shoulder.
The Chlamys was the light short mantle of the Greeks, here wanted for a pageant on the stage.Helps to Latin Translation at Sight|Edmund Luce
(No. 8) wears a chlamys only, which is cast back so as to show the entire right side of the body.