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Suit of armour   /sut əv ˈɑrmər/   Listen
Suit of armour

Armor that protects the wearer's whole body.  Synonyms: body armor, body armour, cataphract, coat of mail, suit of armor.

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"Suit of armour" Quotes from Famous Books

... gave him their consent to travel; but only for a short time, and making him promise to have no companions, nor expose himself to any great dangers. Upon taking leave, Lyubim bethought him how to provide himself with a knightly steed and a suit of armour; and as he went musing thus to the city, an old woman met him, who said: "Why are you so sad, my dear Lyubim Tsarevich?" But he did not give her an answer, and passed by the old woman without saying a word. But then he bethought ...
— The Russian Garland - being Russian Falk Tales • Various

... joy Sintram bowed his assent, and called for his horse and for a suit of armour. "Only," added he, "let not any of that armour be brought which was last night overthrown ...
— Sintram and His Companions • Friedrich de la Motte Fouque

... That ancient suit of armour was almost the only object Aurelius now possessed from all those much cherished articles of vertu collected by the Caesars, making the imperial residence like a magnificent museum. Not men alone were needed for the war, so that it became necessary, to ...
— Marius the Epicurean, Volume Two • Walter Horatio Pater

Words linked to "Suit of armour" :   cannon, cuirass, gantlet, bulletproof vest, chain armor, gorget, corselet, jambeau, aegis, knee piece, rerebrace, greave, armet, nosepiece, sabaton, suit of armor, helmet, pallette, mail, chain mail, cuisse, armor, ring armour, tasse, epauliere, gusset, skirt of tasses, casque, fauld, corslet, chain armour, upper cannon, gauntlet, palette, tasset, voider, egis, tuille, cubitiere, brassard, ring mail, solleret, lower cannon, breastplate, ring armor, basinet, metal glove, armour, vambrace, roundel

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