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tonlet

[tuhn-lit] /ˈtʌn lɪt/
noun, Armor.
1.
a skirt of plates.
Also called lamboy.
Origin
< French tonnelet keg, Middle French, probably diminutive of tonel cask (see tunnel) from its resemblance to staves
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