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tonlet

[tuhn-lit]
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noun Armor.
  1. a skirt of plates.
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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 &amp; Weapons

    Charles John Ffoulkes