mail-clad mailed
armoured armoured adj. 1. provided with protective covering; -- used of animals. Opposite of {unarmored}.

Note: [Narrower terms: {bone-covered ; {scaly, scaley, scaled}.

Syn: armored. [WordNet 1.5]

2. same as {armor-clad}; -- used of persons or things military. Opposite of {unarmored}.

Note: One that is aromour-clad is bulletproof. Narrower terms: {lightly armored, lightly armoured}; {mail-clad, mailed}; {panzer}; {scaled

Syn: armored. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • bone-covered — armoured armoured adj. 1. provided with protective covering; used of animals. Opposite of {unarmored}. Note: [Narrower terms: {bone covered ; {scaly, scaley, scaled}. Syn: armored. [WordNet 1.5] 2. same as {armor clad}; used of persons or things… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lightly armored lightly armoured — armoured armoured adj. 1. provided with protective covering; used of animals. Opposite of {unarmored}. Note: [Narrower terms: {bone covered ; {scaly, scaley, scaled}. Syn: armored. [WordNet 1.5] 2. same as {armor clad}; used of persons or things… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • panzer — armoured armoured adj. 1. provided with protective covering; used of animals. Opposite of {unarmored}. Note: [Narrower terms: {bone covered ; {scaly, scaley, scaled}. Syn: armored. [WordNet 1.5] 2. same as {armor clad}; used of persons or things… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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