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chain mail

noun, Armor.
1.
mail2 (def 1).
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25
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  • Nature's chain mail provides this viral genome's interior with exceptional protection.
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British Dictionary definitions for chain mail

chain mail

noun
1.
another term for mail2 (sense 1)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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