Body-armour



noun
protective covering used to prevent injury to the body
Historical Examples

Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 3 Various
Saint Bartholomew’s Eve G. A. Henty
Quilts Marie D. Webster
Armour in England J. Starkie Gardner
Both Sides the Border G. A. Henty
Armour & Weapons Charles John Ffoulkes
The World of Homer Andrew Lang
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 6 Various
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 2 Various
Scenes and Characters of the Middle Ages Edward Lewes Cutts

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