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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 of plate armor
1795-1805
1795-1805
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  • The hot sun made him sweat under his plate-armor, but not for all the Solar System would he have laid it aside.

    The Devil's Asteroid Manly Wade Wellman

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