almain rivets

plural noun al·main rivets \ˈalˌmān-, ˈȯl-\

Definition of almain rivets

archaic

  1. :  a flexible light armor of overlapping plates sliding on rivets

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Origin and Etymology of almain rivets

obsolete Almaine Germany, from Middle English, from Middle French, from Late Latin Almannia land of the Alamanni, from Alamannus member of the Alamanni + Latin -ia


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