Armour-plated



armour-plated

bulletproof
Historical Examples

The truth probably is that we do not so much lack manners as suffer from a sort of armour-plated manner.
Windfalls (AKA Alpha of the Plough) Alfred George Gardiner

Only the powder-magazines were armour-plated, but the plates used were of the strongest kind.
Freeland Theodor Hertzka

This relied on 13-feet-thick sides to protect her crew, but was not armour-plated.
The British Navy Book Cyril Field

It was armour-plated, had jaws like scimitars, and underneath its body was a forest of legs.
A Voyage to Arcturus David Lindsay

You kin no longer afford to go on with an antiquated, ante-diluvian, armour-plated wheel.
Miss Cayley’s Adventures Grant Allen

Big heavy marching boots, armour-plated on the sole and so large that they looked and felt like barges.
Into the Jaws of Death Jack O’Brien

The dragons of the prime that tare each other in their slime have yielded place to eighty-ton guns and armour-plated turret-ships.
Falling in Love Grant Allen

Carried also my armour-plated umbrella, which can be used (on emergencies) as a shield to quick-firing guns.
Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 108, May 4th, 1895 Various

Victoria wants an armour-plated ship, for which she will partly pay, and a training ship, and Sir John Pakington has assented.
Mr. Punch’s History of Modern England Vol. II (of IV),–1857-1874 Charles L. Graves

Expected it to be armour-plated, or fitted with arial torpedoes, or something of that sort.
Punch or the London Charivari, Vol. 98 June 7, 1890 Various

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