chain mail

noun Armor.
mail2 ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1815–25

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chain mail
 
n
another term for mail

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chain mail
1822, in Scott, from chain + mail (2). Before that, mail alone sufficed.
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Example sentences
Chain mail is tiny little rings of thick iron wire that were clasped together
  to make protective clothing.
My slinky sorceress' robe will have a chain mail foundation garment, at minimum.
Not sure how you could incorporate the chain mail bikini yet, but there's got
  to be a way.
The goal is to capture the castle, which allows you to raise money by levying
  tariffs on chain mail and mead.
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