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Definition of the noun Ringmail
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- A type of personal armour constructed as series of metallic rings sewn to a fabric or leather foundation.
Ringmail a.k.a. Ring armour is an assumed type of personal armour constructed as series of metallic rings sewn to a fabric or leather foundation. No actual examples of this type of armour have ever been found on European archaeological findings. It is sometimes called ringmail or ring mail. In the Victorian era the term "mail" was used fancifully for any form of metallic body armour. Modern historians reserve the term "mail" for armour formed of an interlinked mesh of metal rings.
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Acrostic Dictionary (1884)
Containing More Than Thirty Thousand Words with the Initials and Finals Alphabetically Arranged by Philippa M. Pearson
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Zell's Popular Encyclopedia (1882)
A Complete Dictionary of the English Language; with Pronouncing Vocabulary & a Gazetteer of the World
Ringmail differs from chain-mail in the rings of the latter being interlaced with each other, and strongly fastened with rivets. These kinds of armor were worn in the 13th, and during part of the 14th centuries. Ring'-blackbird, n. (Zoël) Same as ...
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Scrabble value of R1I1N1G2M3A1I1L1
The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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