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  • n. Small steel plates combined so as to slide one upon other and form a piece of armour.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of lame.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.pl. Small steel plates combined together so as to slide one upon the other and form a piece of armor.

Etymologies

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French lame ("a thin plate"), from Latin lamina.

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