armour


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a military unit consisting of armored fighting vehicles

tough more-or-less rigid protective covering of an animal or plant

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equip with armor

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References in classic literature ?
When I saw him I tried to pacify him and said, 'Ajax, will you not forget and forgive even in death, but must the judgement about that hateful armour still rankle with you?
His armour is laid upon the ground, and he stalks in front of the ranks as it were some great woolly ram ordering his ewes.
The others took their several stations, each by his horses and the place where his arms were lying, while Alexandrus, husband of lovely Helen, put on his goodly armour.
Capital armour this," he murmured, on catching sight of our faces bending over him.
The blow cut through Twala's shield and through the tough chain armour behind it, gashing him in the shoulder.
With a supreme effort Twala swung the Englishman clean off his feet, and down they came together, rolling over and over on the lime paving, Twala striking out at Curtis' head with the battle-axe, and Sir Henry trying to drive the /tolla/ he had drawn from his belt through Twala's armour.
The stab came home true and strong, but whoever it was who made that chain armour, he understood his art, for it withstood the steel.
When you have robbed Cycnus of sweet life, then leave him there and his armour also, and you yourself watch man-slaying Ares narrowly as he attacks, and wherever you shall see him uncovered below his cunningly-wrought shield, there wound him with your sharp spear.
And Cycnus fell as an oak falls or a lofty pine that is stricken by the lurid thunderbolt of Zeus; even so he fell, and his armour adorned with bronze clashed about him.
Ares, check your fierce anger and matchless hands; for it is not ordained that you should kill Heracles, the bold-hearted son of Zeus, and strip off his rich armour.
467-471) But the son of Alemena and glorious Iolaus stripped the fine armour off Cycnus' shoulders and went, and their swift horses carried them straight to the city of Trachis.
Naval armour solutions based on lightweight ceramic and composite materials, with both soft and hard armour will be provided by the TenCate Advanced Armour.
Thomas Armour knew the thrill of performing with legendary dancers on the world's preeminent stages, but his longest and most successful run came in American regional dance.
Both athletes will now be outfitted exclusively in Under Armour Women's performance gear.