scale armor

noun

: armor of small metallic scales on leather or cloth

Word History

First Known Use

1842, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of scale armor was in 1842

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“Scale armor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scale%20armor. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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