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suit of armor

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n suit of armor armor that protects the wearer's whole body
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Usage

In literature:

Jack then went inside and put on a suit of armor.
"Jack Wright and His Electric Stage;" by "Noname"
Two suits of armor stand on guard, one on each side, by each well-assorted bookcase.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 6, No 3, September 1864" by Various
But they say that that suit of armor has the worst kind of ghost in it.
"Ahead of the Army" by W. O. Stoddard
She presents him with a new suit of armor, and he consents to meet the Prince of Granada in mortal combat.
"The Standard Operaglass" by Charles Annesley
A complete suit of metallic armor embodies the principle of the well-known electrical cage of Faraday.
"Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 26, August, 1880" by Various
It was a suit of ancient armor of a period with which she was unfamiliar.
"The Secret Witness" by George Gibbs
He was interred with due pomp in Canterbury Cathedral, his favorite suit of black armor being suspended over his tomb.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 1 of 8" by Various
Many of these suits of boys' armor are still preserved in England.
"Richard III" by Jacob Abbott
Thus he procured a new suit of armor and a fresh horse and set out to find the Duke's castle.
"The Story of Don Quixote" by Arvid Paulson, Clayton Edwards, and Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
The suit of armor worn by Columbus is said to be a faithful copy of one he actually wore.
"Christopher Columbus and His Monument Columbia" by Various
The missing section of the suit of space armor had been returned.
"Lion Loose" by James H. Schmitz
After the fearful vigil of the night before, he had found a suit of armor beside him.
"The Missourian" by Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
Besides, there were thirty-four swords and 20 complete suits of armor as well as some other types.
"The First Seventeen Years: Virginia 1607-1624" by Charles E. Hatch
And while he waited an answer he took care to find for his nephew the best horse and the finest suit of armor that gold could procure.
"Historic Tales, Vol. XIII (of 15)" by Charles Morris
Then Saul allowed him to try, and offered him a suit of armor.
"The Bible Story" by Rev. Newton Marshall Hall
Put into the suit of armor behind which I stood he would have rattled about like a nut on the inside of a drum.
"The Court Jester" by Cornelia Baker
He can only sit on the ground and erect them into a sort of suit of armor to repel attack.
"The Strength of the Pines" by Edison Marshall
Along the walls were suits of armor, and pictures of duels, tournaments, and battles.
"The Shadow of the Czar" by John R. Carling
A splendid suit of armor is that of a knight of Edward VI.
"Over the Ocean" by Curtis Guild
From the ante-room where the Cubs were scrambling into their suits of armor, a buzz of conversation issued forth.
"Dan Carter and the Money Box" by Mildred A. Wirt
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In poetry:

Then Mars, the foe of human kind,
Strode up and showed his suit of armor;
So none at last was left behind
Save Venus, the celestial charmer.
"The First Fan" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Beneath a suit of armor bright,
Shaft-proof and burnished, hard and cold,
There beats, concealed from common sight,
A tender woman's heart of gold!
"To C...." by John Lawson Stoddard

In news:

Sixteen-year-old Chattanoogan makes suits of armor.
Warhol, Richter, Fontana, And Royal Suit of Armor Among TEFAF 2012 Highlights.
16th century suit of armor may earn $50K.
Decked in his most futuristic gold suit of armor, Cee Lo Green took the stage with his group hip-hop group Goodie Mob on Monday's 'The Voice.
Suit of armor circa 1530.
Travis Taylor, the star of the National Geographic reality series "Rocket City Rednecks," finished Sunday's Marine Corps Marathon Sunday wearing a full body armor suit.
Warhol, Richter, Fontana, And Royal Suit of Armor Among TEFAF 2012 Highlights.
If you look between the fireplace and the suit of armor, there's a transparent woman standing in the room.
Microsoft brings back its star character, Master Chief, in a new video game that makes him "into a person, not just a suit of armor.".
High-tech suit of body armor aside, Tony Stark is everything I wasn't as a teenager (and still ain't).
The atmosphere on Capitol Hill's brick sidewalks stays frosty year-round as the power-walking professionals rush along in suits of wool-blend armor, their earphones in place, smartphones loaded and eyes focused dead ahead.
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