Difference between revisions of "Chain mail"

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* ''Encyclopedia Britannica'', http://www.britannica.com  Comment: "chain mail." Encyclopædia Britannica. 26 Sept. 2004 .
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Latest revision as of 11:10, 28 May 2022

Man's glove
MFA# 38.1334

Description

A flexible metal fabric made with joined metal links or rings. Chain mail was used as protective body armor since Roman times.

Synonyms and Related Terms

chainmail; iron mail; mail; Kettenhemd (Deut.); Panzerhemd (Deut.); maliënkolder (Ned.)

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Resources and Citations

  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998

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