- 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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The Tonlet suit (Fig. 35) was used solely for fighting on foot.Armour & Weapons
Charles John Ffoulkes