coat of mail

noun phrase

Definition of coat of mail

: a garment of metal scales or chain mail worn as armor

First Known Use of coat of mail

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Coat of mail.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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coat of mail

plural coats of mail

Kids Definition of coat of mail

: a garment of metal scales or rings worn long ago as armor

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