armour - definition and synonyms

 
noun [uncountable] 

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/ˈɑː(r)mə(r)/
  1. 1
    metal clothing that soldiers wore in the Middle Ages to protect their bodies

    a knight in armour

    a suit of armour

    See also chink1, knight1
  2. 3
    hard layers that cover the bodies of some animals, such as a rhinoceros or an armadillo