brigandine


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a medieval coat of chain mail consisting of metal rings sewn onto leather or cloth

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The word could have been replaced by the following French synonyms: brigandine, an OF word borrowed into English in the 15th century, meaning 'body armour composed of iron rings or small thin iron plates, sewed upon canvas, linen, or leather, and covered over with similar materials'; hauberk 'a piece of defensive armour: originally intended for the defense of the neck and shoulders; but already in the 12th and the 13th c.
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He started with a leather brigandine, or top coat, then took a ball-peen hammer, saber saw and sandbag and hammered out a metal elbow piece.
Dalton noted a case in which a sheriffs bailiff in order to execute a replevy "tooke with him three hundred men armed (modo guerino) with Brigandines, Jacks, and Gunness, and it was holden lawfull.