What does camail mean?

camail meaning in General Dictionary

a throat guard of chain shopping mall holding from the bascinet or other headpiece

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  • a medieval hood of post suspended from a basinet to protect the head and throat
  • A neck guard of chain shopping center, holding from the bascinet or other headpiece.
  • A hood of various other material than mail;
  • a hood worn in church services, -- the amice, or even the want.