Swung by the strong arms of the Alpine herdsmen it would cleave helmet, shield, or coat-of-mail,66 like pasteboard.
Thomas by his last will bequeathed the sword and coat-of-mail of this worthy to his son.
It was an early term for short coats, jackets, and a sort of coat-of-mail or defensive lorica, or upper garment.
Mary had pierced the coat-of-mail in which the roué was encased; probably her very indifference was her most fatal weapon.
Do you really believe what so many fools have said about me, viz, that I was in the habit of wearing a coat-of-mail?
Then Dick held up the coat-of-mail, and the helmet, and the two-handed sword.
The chevalier in coat-of-mail had been killed in the battle of the Mansourah during the first crusade of St. Louis.
Bruce himself had more than once to fling off his coat-of-mail and scramble barefoot for very life up the crags.
"a corselet of scales," a cuirass formed of pieces of metal overlapping each other, like fish-scales (1 Sam. 17:5); also (38) a corselet or garment thus encased.
the rendering of a Hebrew word meaning "glittering" (1 Sam. 17:5, 38). The same word in the plural form is translated "habergeons" in 2 Chr. 26:14 and Neh. 4:16. The "harness" (1 Kings 22:34), "breastplate" (Isa. 59:17), and "brigandine" (Jer. 46:4), were probably also corselets or coats of mail. (See ARMOUR.)