coat-armor

  • 1 Coat armor — Coat Coat (k[=o]t; 110), n. [OF. cote, F. cotte, petticoat, cotte d armes coat of arms, cotte de mailles coat of mail, LL. cota, cotta, tunic, prob. of German origin; cf. OHG. chozzo coarse mantle, G. klotze, D. kot, hut, E. cot. Cf. {Cot} a… …

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  • 2 Coat armor — Armor Ar mor, n. [OE. armure, fr. F. armure, OF. armeure, fr. L. armatura. See {Armature}.] [Spelt also {armour}.] 1. Defensive arms for the body; any clothing or covering worn to protect one s person in battle. [1913 Webster] Note: In English… …

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  • 3 coat armor — noun Etymology: alteration of cote armour 1. obsolete : coat of arms 1 2. obsolete : coat of arms 2a 3 …

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  • 4 Coat — (k[=o]t; 110), n. [OF. cote, F. cotte, petticoat, cotte d armes coat of arms, cotte de mailles coat of mail, LL. cota, cotta, tunic, prob. of German origin; cf. OHG. chozzo coarse mantle, G. klotze, D. kot, hut, E. cot. Cf. {Cot} a hut.] 1. An… …

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  • 5 Coat card — Coat Coat (k[=o]t; 110), n. [OF. cote, F. cotte, petticoat, cotte d armes coat of arms, cotte de mailles coat of mail, LL. cota, cotta, tunic, prob. of German origin; cf. OHG. chozzo coarse mantle, G. klotze, D. kot, hut, E. cot. Cf. {Cot} a… …

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  • 6 Coat link — Coat Coat (k[=o]t; 110), n. [OF. cote, F. cotte, petticoat, cotte d armes coat of arms, cotte de mailles coat of mail, LL. cota, cotta, tunic, prob. of German origin; cf. OHG. chozzo coarse mantle, G. klotze, D. kot, hut, E. cot. Cf. {Cot} a… …

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  • 7 Coat of arms — Coat Coat (k[=o]t; 110), n. [OF. cote, F. cotte, petticoat, cotte d armes coat of arms, cotte de mailles coat of mail, LL. cota, cotta, tunic, prob. of German origin; cf. OHG. chozzo coarse mantle, G. klotze, D. kot, hut, E. cot. Cf. {Cot} a… …

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  • 8 Coat of mail — Coat Coat (k[=o]t; 110), n. [OF. cote, F. cotte, petticoat, cotte d armes coat of arms, cotte de mailles coat of mail, LL. cota, cotta, tunic, prob. of German origin; cf. OHG. chozzo coarse mantle, G. klotze, D. kot, hut, E. cot. Cf. {Cot} a… …

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  • 9 Armor — Ar mor, n. [OE. armure, fr. F. armure, OF. armeure, fr. L. armatura. See {Armature}.] [Spelt also {armour}.] 1. Defensive arms for the body; any clothing or covering worn to protect one s person in battle. [1913 Webster] Note: In English statues …

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  • 10 coat-armour — /ˈkoʊt amə/ (say koht ahmuh) noun a coat of arms. Also, coat armor …

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  • 11 coat of arms — Escutcheon, arms, armorial bearings, armorial ensigns, device, crest, coat armor …

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  • 12 coat arms — noun Etymology: modification of Middle French cote d armes archaic : coat armor 3 …

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  • 13 Coat of arms of Lithuania — Versions …

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  • 14 coat of arms — mid 14c., originally a tunic embroidered with heraldic arms (worn over armor, etc); see ARM (Cf. arm) (n.2) and Cf. O.Fr. cote a armer. Sense transferred to the heraldic arms themselves by 1560s. Hence TURNCOAT (Cf. turncoat), one who put his… …

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  • 15 coat of arms — coat′ of arms′ n. 1) her a surcoat or tabard embroidered with heraldic devices, worn by medieval knights over their armor 2) her a full display of the armorial bearings of a person, family, or corporation, usu. on an escutcheon • Etymology:… …

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  • 16 coat of arms — n. pl. coats of arms [transl. of Fr cotte d armes, light garment worn over armor, generally blazoned with heraldic arms] a group of emblems and figures (heraldic bearings) usually arranged on and around a shield and serving as the special… …

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  • 17 Coat of plates — A coat of plates is a form of torso armour consisting of metal plates sewn or riveted inside a cloth or leather garment. 16th century Jack of plate consisting of iron plates sewn to a leather jerkin. Jack was a late medieval name for …

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  • 18 coat of mail — noun armor that protects the wearer s whole body • Syn: ↑body armor, ↑body armour, ↑suit of armor, ↑suit of armour, ↑cataphract • Hypernyms: ↑armor, ↑armour …

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  • 19 Coat of mail — Mail Mail (m[=a]l), n. [OE. maile, maille, F. maille a ring of mail, mesh, network, a coat of mail, fr. L. macula spot, a mesh of a net. Cf. {Macle}, {Macula}, {Mascle}.] 1. A flexible fabric made of metal rings interlinked. It was used… …

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  • 20 Coat of arms of Denmark — National coat of arms of Denmark Details Adopted First documented in the 1190s. Modified 1819 …

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