armor-clad

adjective

Definition of armor-clad

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: sheathed in or protected by armor

armor-clad

noun
plural -s

Definition of armor-clad (Entry 2 of 2)

: a ship (such as a warship) protected by armor

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History and Etymology for armor-clad

Adjective

armor entry 1 + clad

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