tonlet

[ tuhn-lit ]
/ ˈtʌn lɪt /

noun Armor.

a skirt of plates.

Origin of tonlet

< French tonnelet keg, Middle French, probably diminutive of tonel cask (see tunnel) from its resemblance to staves
Also called lamboy.
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Examples from the Web for tonlet

  • The Tonlet suit (Fig. 35) was used solely for fighting on foot.

    Armour &amp; Weapons|Charles John Ffoulkes