HyperDic: ring_armor

English > 1 sense of the expression ring armor:
NOUNartifactring armor, chain mail, ring mail, mail, chain armor, chain armour, ring armour(Middle Ages) flexible armor made of interlinked metal rings
English > ring armor: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
Meaning(Middle Ages) flexible armor made of interlinked metal rings.
Synonymschain mail, ring mail, mail, chain armor, chain armour, ring armour
CategoryMiddle Ages, Dark AgesThe period of history between classical antiquity and the Italian Renaissance
NarrowerbrigandineA medieval coat of chain mail consisting of metal rings sewn onto leather or cloth
habergeon(Middle Ages) a light sleeveless coat of chain mail worn under the hauberk
hauberk, byrnieA long (usually sleeveless) tunic of chain mail formerly worn as defensive armor
voider, gussetA piece of chain mail covering a place unprotected by armor plate
Broaderbody armor, body armour, suit of armor, suit of armour, coat of mail, cataphractarmor that protects the wearer's whole body
Spanishcota de malla
Catalancota de malla

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