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Noun: byrnie  bur-nee
  1. A long (usually sleeveless) tunic of chain mail formerly worn as defensive armour
    - hauberk

Derived forms: byrnies

Type of: chain armor [US], chain armour [Brit, Cdn], chain mail, mail, ring armor [US], ring armour [Brit, Cdn], ring mail

Encyclopedia: Byrnie