mail (n.) Old form(s): male, mayle
armour, chain mail, piece of armour
2H6 IV.iii.10.1[stage direction, of Cade] He puts on Sir Humphrey Stafford's coat of mail
E3 I.ii.29[King David to Lorraine, of the Scots soldiers] never shall [they] ... lay aside their jacks of gimmaled mail
TC III.iii.152[Ulysses to Achilles, of past honour] Quite out of fashion, like a rusty mail / In monumental mockery
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