Byrnies



a coat of mail; hauberk.
Historical Examples

The Old English Herbals Eleanour Sinclair Rohde
Beowulf R. W. Chambers
Poems by the Way William Morris
The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson

noun
an archaic word for coat of mail

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