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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A long (usually sleeveless) tunic of chain mail formerly worn as defensive armor.

Usage examples (36)
  • The hauberk was a complete covering of double chain mail.
  • These days I will more often call a hauberk a mail shirt or a gambeson a quilted tunic.
  • Mail armor, of which the hauberk is a species, and which derived its name from maille, a French word for MESH, was of two kinds,
  • His shield he breaks, dismails the hauberk linked; for more
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