from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a kind of mail made of small steel rings sewed upon a garment of leather or of cloth.
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- n. (Middle Ages) flexible armor made of interlinked metal rings
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Every native in the neighborhood had gotten the word and come to watch-close-packed lines of amber-skinned beings in mostly drab clothes, held back by armed troopers in ring mail or jerkins.
Sharrkan’s side and left him for a while, but presently came back clad in closely meshed coat of ring mail and holding in her hand a fine Indian scymitar.
He sweated in the underpadding of the ring mail coat which had been hastily altered to fit him.
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.