from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A component of plate armour that protects the shoulder.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A piece of armor covering the shoulder at the junction of the body piece and arm piece.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The armor of the shoulder when it is a piece separate from that of the body and of the arm.


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    August 28, 2015

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