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tonlet

[ tuhn-lit ]
/ ˈtʌn lɪt /
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noun Armor.
a skirt of plates.
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Also called lamboy.

Origin of tonlet

<French tonnelet keg, Middle French, probably diminutive of tonel cask (see tunnel) from its resemblance to staves
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How to use tonlet in a sentence

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

    Armour &amp; Weapons|Charles John Ffoulkes
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