n. defensive covering, as of metal, wood, or leather, worn to protect the body against weapons
He girded himself with armour for the battle.
Sentence in Classic:
She seemed encased in a strong armour of indifference, as though the vigorous exertion of her will had finally benumbed her finer sensibilities.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
This night twelve men will come: their faces will be black, and they will be dressed in chain armour.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm Context
As far as could be judged of a man sheathed in armour, the new adventurer did not greatly exceed the middle size, and seemed to be rather slender than strongly made.
She was dancing to wondrous music, and her partner was the man in silver armour who had accompanied her through the previous fantastic changes, the visor of his helmet being closed.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
Here was her armour, here her chariot; even now, if fate permit, the goddess strives to nurture it for queen of the nations.
When his body and armour had been burned to ashes, we raised a cairn, set a stone over it, and at the top of the cairn we fixed the oar that he had been used to row with.
On the wall hung a row of portraits, representing the forefathers of the Bellingham lineage, some with armour on their breasts, and others with stately ruffs and robes of peace.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne Context