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- n. A short chain mail shirt, covering from the upper arms to the upper thighs.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as broigne.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a long (usually sleeveless) tunic of chain mail formerly worn as defensive armor
From Old Norse brynja. Compare Old English byrne, Gothic 𐌱𐍂𐌿𐌽𐌾𐍉 ( > Old Church Slavonic брънѩ), German Brünne. (Wiktionary)