Definition of Brigandine

1. Noun. A medieval coat of chain mail consisting of metal rings sewn onto leather or cloth.




Definition of Brigandine

1. n. A coast of armor for the body, consisting of scales or plates, sometimes overlapping each other, generally of metal, and sewed to linen or other material. It was worn in the Middle Ages.

Definition of Brigandine

1. Noun. (historical) A coat of armor for the body, consisting of scales or plates, sometimes overlapping each other, generally of metal, and sewn to linen or other material. ¹

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Definition of Brigandine

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brigandine

brigades
brigadier
brigadier general
brigadier generals
brigadiers
brigadiership
brigadierships
brigading
brigadista
brigadistas
brigalow
brigalows
brigand
brigandage
brigandages
brigandine (current term)
brigandines
brigandish
brigandism
brigandisms
brigands
brigantine
brigantines
brigge
bright
bright's disease
bright-eyed
bright-eyed and bushy-tailed
bright-line rule
bright and morning star

Literary usage of Brigandine

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1. Biblical Criticism on the First Fourteen Historical Books of the Old by Samuel Horsley (1820)
"Against - brigandine." Most of the best MSS, and three editions, omit the second I would read, At her let him aim, ..."

2. A Greek and English lexicon to the New Testament. To this is prefixed a by John Parkhurst (1829)
"9, 17—The LXX use $«- ("is for Heb. p'TD a brigandine or coat of mail, Jer. xlvi. 4, and frequently for fpl» of the same import. ..."

3. The Bible Word-book: A Glossary of Archaic Words and Phrases in the by William Aldis Wright, Jonathan Eastwood (1884)
"From Fr. brigandine. A kind of scale armour, so called from being worn by the light troops called brigands, the name given to light-armed skirmishers ..."

4. The Discovery and Conquest of Terra Florida by Don Ferdinando de Soto and by Richard Hakluyt (1851)
"One of the armed men seeing this, without the commandement of the captaine, made a footman to take an oare and stirre the brigandine, ..."

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