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plate armor

noun
1.
armor made of thin, flat, shaped pieces of wrought iron or steel.
2.
any armor composed of, or having as an exterior surface, tough, stiff, flat pieces, large or small, of various materials, as iron, steel, or horn.
Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805
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