Meaning of BRIGANDINE in English


(also brigantine) 1. metal splints sewed upon canvas, linen, or leather and covered with similar materials; a material used in making light armour; a "pair of brigandines" is a body-coat of this material, in two pieces 2. defensive jacket of metal plates on cloth 3. a canvas or leather jacket with small plates of metal stitched inside

Medieval English glossary.      Средневековый английский глоссарий.