almain rivets

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

Definition of almain rivets 

archaic

: a flexible light armor of overlapping plates sliding on rivets

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First Known Use of almain rivets

1512, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for 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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