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Meaning of "coat of mail" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF COAT OF MAIL

coat of mail play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF COAT OF MAIL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Coat of mail is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES COAT OF MAIL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

coat of mail

Mail (armour)

Mail is a type of armour consisting of small metal rings linked together in a pattern to form a mesh.

Definition of coat of mail in the English dictionary

The definition of coat of mail in the dictionary is a protective garment made of linked metal rings or of overlapping metal plates; hauberk.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE COAT OF MAIL

coat
coat armour
coat dress
coat hanger
coat of arms
coat rack
coat-of-mail shell
coat-tail
Coatbridge
coated
coatee
coater
Coates
coati
coati-mondi
coati-mundi
coating
coatless
coatroom
coatstand

WORDS THAT END LIKE COAT OF MAIL

airmail
blackmail
certified mail
chain mail
direct mail
e-mail
electronic mail
express mail
fan mail
hate mail
junk mail
mail
metered mail
nixie mail
remail
snail mail
snail-mail
surface mail
voice mail
webmail

Synonyms and antonyms of coat of mail in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «coat of mail» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF COAT OF MAIL

Find out the translation of coat of mail to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of coat of mail from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «coat of mail» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

邮件大衣
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cota de malla
570 millions of speakers

English

coat of mail
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मेल का कोट
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

معطف من البريد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

кольчуга
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cota de malha
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মেইল কোট
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

cotte de mailles
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kot mel
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Panzerhemd
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

よろい
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

메일 의 코트
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Jas surat
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

áo thư
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அஞ்சல் கோட்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

डूटा मेल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Posta paketi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cotta di maglia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

płaszcz z poczty
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

кольчуга
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

strat de e-mail
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

παλτό του ταχυδρομείου
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

pantser
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

brynja
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

brynje
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of coat of mail

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «COAT OF MAIL»

The term «coat of mail» is quite widely used and occupies the 37.660 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «COAT OF MAIL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about coat of mail

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «COAT OF MAIL»

Discover the use of coat of mail in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to coat of mail and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Encyclopædia biblica: a critical dictionary of the literary, ...
BREASTPLATE, COAT OF MAIL 1 K.2234 Is. 59 17], pnb or tin? Jer. 464 51 3, Syr. (.ilub)- We find the Hrydn mentioned as part of the defensive armour of Goliath and David. That it was commonly worn by Israelite kings is evident from 1 K.
Thomas Kelly Cheyne, John Sutherland Black, 1899
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Jahn's Biblical Archaeology
COAT OF MAIL. § 272. The Helmet. W13, 3'3')'pi TUQtxttptAaiov. The helmet was a piece of armonr, which covered the forehead, and the top, and the hind part of the head, and was surmounted for ornament with a horsetail and a plume.
Johann Jahn, 1823
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Mansell and Co.'s Report of the Important Discussion held in ...
The child had a coat of mail,' bright and shining, and beautiful to behold. After a while ten vears rolled on, the coat, of mail was thrown into the attic, a common' fate with the toys of men and boys, and the old gentleman fell into his dotage.
William Cobbett, Thomas ATTWOOD (M.P.), Charles JONES (Writer on Finance.), 1832
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A Pictorial History of Costume From Ancient Times to the ...
... Church of St. Savin at Poitou). The peculiar pointed conical caps partly with the point bent down, (similar to the ancient Phrygian cap) are striking. Similar in shape is the helmet with bands (3 and 6) : Knights in the coat of mail over- the tunic.
Wolfgang Bruhn, Max Tilke, 2013
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Philatelic West and Collectors' World
The Arapaho man who owned the armor traded it to a Cheyenne named Medicine Water. Medicine Water wore the ar mor in several battles; he had on this coat—of-mail when the combined Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes attacked and ...
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A Comprehensive Persian-English Dictionary: Including the ...
•j) zctrn, zirih, A coat of mail ; name of a kinsman of Af rfisyab ; name of a province in SistAn ; name of a sea or river; [ziri'A bar doth kaskidan (poshidan, dar bar and' ikh- tan, dar bar yiriftan,dar ilnKhkoth'iilnn), To don a coat of mail ; — ziri'A ...
Francis Joseph Steingass, 1992
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Poetry And Stories Of Inspiration
He put a bronze helmet on my head, and dressed me in a coat of mail, and gave me his sword. [When Sarafena heard David say he was dressed in a coat of mail, she began to laugh.] David: What's so funny? Sarafena: I am sorry David, but I ...
Aardvark Global Publishing, Priscilla M Warren, 2004
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Antifeminism in America: A Reader : a Collection of Readings ...
After the first month he hegan to manifest strange desires, now for ?ome game, now for some play that he had seen months hofore, and finally for a coat of mail of Joan of Arc, and he nearly drove several of our family group insane supplicating ...
Angela Howard, Sasha Ranaé Adams Tarrant, 2000
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Antifeminism in America: A Historical Reader
After the first month he began to manifest strange desires, now for some game, now for some play that he had seen months before, and finally for a coat of mail of Joan of Arc, and he nearly drove several of our family group insane supplicating ...
Gillian Swanson, 2013
10
Antiquity explained, and represented in sculptures
A Coat of Mail made by Order of Amafis King of Fgypt. HI. An extraordinary Coat of Mail dug up at Antium. W. Coats of Mail with Scales , others with Hooks. V. What the Paludamentum was» J. HT"1 H E Coat of Mail was by both Greeks and  ...
Bernard de Montfaucon, 1722

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «COAT OF MAIL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term coat of mail is used in the context of the following news items.
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Cataphracts: Armored Warriors and their Horses of War
... with “forms of human faces”); a coat of mail made of brass or iron scales protecting the entire body of the warrior; the horse is similarly armed. «Ancient Origins, Jul 15»
2
Dangerous Jokes
... included, in a play on words that only works in Old Akkadian, Sargon's trousers splitting while he runs, forcing him to put on a coat of mail. «The Escapist, Jun 15»
3
Written by Ellen Chahey
“He had a helmet of bronze on his head, and he was armed with a coat of mail; the weight of the coat was five thousand shekels of bronze ... «Barnstable Patriot, Apr 15»
4
Here's why mollusks matter
No, I study the animal group Mollusca, which includes slugs, snails, sea slugs, clams, tusk shells, chitons (“coat of mail” shells), squid and ... «Charlotte Observer, Jan 15»
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Book Review: "Artistic Differences," by Talitha Kuomi in collaboration …
The cables themselves look a lot like chain links in a coat of mail to me. I find them fascinating. "Artistic Differences" is published by Classic Elite ... «MyCentralJersey.com, Jan 15»
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Ancient Coins: Coinage of the Barbarian Invaders
He wears a rich cloak over a coat of mail, and his long hair is carefully arranged in a very un-Roman manner. He also has a moustache ... «CoinWeek, Sep 14»
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Ancient weapons exhibition at Muzium Negara
... centring on weapons, visitors can also view the body armour of warriors of the early days that included the coat of mail, made of metal chain. «The Rakyat Post, Jun 14»
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New book aims to dispel myths surrounding legacy left by Viking …
Typical images include a helmet, a coat of mail, a sword and often a large axe. The reality is that, while axes were used, Vikings aspired to ... «Nottingham Post, May 14»
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Fairy tales in Milan
... children's fairytales. The coat of mail-like hoods and armor knee-high boots definitely added a touch of Goth to this lovely medieval drama. «New Europe, Mar 14»
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Pete's Candy Store Hosts a Spelling Bee for Adults
One contestant drew the short straw with “byrnie” (a coat of mail), “neurohypophysis” (the posterior lobe of the pituitary gland) and “ikat” (a ... «New York Times, Aug 13»

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