coat of mail
coat of mail definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
a sleeved protective garment made of interlinked metal rings or overlapping plates
Origin: translated, translation of French cotte de mailles, literally , coat of meshes
coat of mail definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. coats of mail coats of mail
An armored coat made of chain mail, interlinked rings, or overlapping metal plates; a hauberk.