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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.); malinkolder (Ned.)
- The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998
- Encyclopedia Britannica, http://www.britannica.com Comment: "chain mail." Encyclopdia Britannica. 26 Sept. 2004 .