What is another word for coat-mail?

Pronunciation: [kˈə͡ʊtmˈe͡ɪl] (IPA)

Coat-mail is a type of armor that was commonly used during medieval times. It is also known as hauberk, chainmail, or ring mail. Hauberk is the French term for coat-mail while chainmail describes the appearance of the armor. Ring mail is a more modern term that refers to the circular rings that make up the links of the armor. Coat-mail was used by knights and soldiers as protection during battles and was often worn over a padded undergarment called a gambeson. Today, coat-mail is mainly used for reenactments and historical demonstrations but it remains an iconic symbol of the medieval era.

Synonyms for Coat-mail:

What are the hypernyms for Coat-mail?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    armor, defensive clothing.

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