Armour in the form of mail leggings. Also called 'mail hose.'
Related term(s): Chausses; Mail; Maille; Mail Hose; Greave; Bag Mitten
Category: Armour and Shields
Last modified: 12.30.04
Source information: Contamine, Phillippe. War in the Middle Ages. trans. Michael Jones. Oxford: Basil Blackwell Ltd, 1984. 67.