from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Strong metal plates for protecting war vessels, fortifications, and the like.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Defensive armor consisting of plates of metal.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. specially hardened steel plate used to protect fortifications or vehicles from enemy fire
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He hoped some of that impression was due to the plumed and visored helmets and the plate armor rather than ring mail which they wore.
Logan came to her, rounding the corner to see the undeniable proof—a dwarven skeleton in chain and plate armor lying on a pile of rubble.