coat armor


Definition of coat armor

  1. 1 obsolete :  coat of arms 1

  2. 2 obsolete :  coat of arms 2a

  3. 3 :  coat of arms 2b :  armorial ensigns

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Origin and Etymology of coat armor

alteration of cote-armour

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to criticize severely

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