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Suit of armor   /sut əv ˈɑrmər/   Listen
Suit of armor

noun
1.
Armor that protects the wearer's whole body.  Synonyms: body armor, body armour, cataphract, coat of mail, suit of armour.






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"Suit of armor" Quotes from Famous Books



... daylight glimmered dimly on the bare floor and stairs; on the bright suit of armor posted, halbert in hand, upon the landing; and on the dark wood-carvings, and framed pictures that hung against the yellow panels of the wainscot. So loud was the beating of the rain through all the house that, in Markheim's ears, ...
— Short Stories Old and New • Selected and Edited by C. Alphonso Smith

... I pick up a Wells book, or how averse I may be to launching out on a crusade of any sort, I always end by walking with a firm step to the door (feeling, somehow, that I have grown quite a bit taller and much handsomer) and saying quietly: "Meadows, my suit of armor, please; the one with a chain-mail shirt and a ...
— Love Conquers All • Robert C. Benchley

... Vulcan's forge and in the attitude of a suppliant implores the divine blacksmith to make an armor for her son. Not only does Vulcan consent, but hurries off to his anvil, where he and Cyclops labor to such good purpose that a superb suit of armor is ready ...
— The Book of the Epic • Helene A. Guerber



Words linked to "Suit of armor" :   mail, cannon, lower cannon, chain armour, solleret, aegis, armet, tasset, skirt of tasses, chain mail, fauld, coat of mail, corslet, cubitiere, voider, armor, egis, gusset, gantlet, basinet, chain armor, palette, epauliere, cuirass, suit of armour, jambeau, pallette, bulletproof vest, roundel, helmet, tuille, gauntlet, armour, upper cannon, vambrace, greave, metal glove, ring armor, ring armour, rerebrace, cuisse, gorget, sabaton, nosepiece, tasse, brassard, ring mail, corselet, breastplate, casque, knee piece



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