noun /ˈbɜːni/
A short chain mail shirt, covering from the upper arms to the upper thighs.

Wikipedia foundation.

Игры ⚽ Поможем решить контрольную работу

Look at other dictionaries:

  • byrnie — /berr nee/, n. Armor. a coat of mail; hauberk. [1325 75; ME byrny, Scot var. of BRYNIE, BRINIE < ON brynja, c. OE byrne coat of mail, OHG brunnia] * * * …   Universalium

  • Byrnie — A chain mail coat; a Hauberk or *lorica …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Byrnie — ♦ A mail shirt, the prescursor of the hauberk. (Davis, H.W. C. (ed.) Medieval England, 615) a mail shirt, mid thigh length, with elbow length sleeves. This was the principal body defense for wealthy warriors from late Antiquity until the early… …   Medieval glossary

  • byrnie — byr·nie …   English syllables

  • byrnie — /ˈbɜni/ (say bernee) noun a shirt of mail; a hauberk. {variant of Middle English brynie, from Old Norse brynja, related to Old English byrne coat of mail} …  

  • byrnie — noun a long (usually sleeveless) tunic of chain mail formerly worn as defensive armor • Syn: ↑hauberk • Hypernyms: ↑chain mail, ↑ring mail, ↑mail, ↑chain armor, ↑chain armour, ↑ring armor, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Peter Byrnie Lindeman — (* 1. Februar 1858 in Kristiania; † 1. Januar 1930 ebenda) war ein norwegischer Organist und Komponist. Lindeman studierte am Konservatorium von Stockholm und in Dresden. 1880 wurde er Organist in Kristiania. 1887 übernahm er die Leitung der von… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mail (armour) — Chainmail redirects here. For other uses, see Chainmail (disambiguation). Maille redirects here. For one of several French villages, see Maillé (disambiguation). Maille redirects here. For the French mustard company, see Maille (company). Riveted …   Wikipedia

  • military technology — Introduction       range of weapons, equipment, structures, and vehicles used specifically for the purpose of fighting. It includes the knowledge required to construct such technology, to employ it in combat, and to repair and replenish it.… …   Universalium

  • 1. Feber — Der 1. Februar (im Süden des deutschsprachigen Raumes auch: 1. Feber) ist der 32. Tag des Gregorianischen Kalenders, somit bleiben 333 Tage (in Schaltjahren 334 Tage) bis zum Jahresende. Historische Jahrestage Januar · Februar · März 1 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”