Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Langet

Metal strips attached to the the shaft of a polearm to reinforce the torque of its head, and to protect the joint connecting the head and its haft.

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Greave
Also called schynbald or jamber. Plate defence for the leg from knee to ankle, initially pro­tecting only the front, but…
Mace
Metal ball attached to a wooden handle. All steel in the later times. Often a symbol of power.
Pollaxe
(The preferred spelling to polaxe or poleaxe). A knightly staff weapon, its head being an axehead, usually balanced by a fluke or…
Baculus
In terms of semantics, a baculus is defined as a staff, especially one that symbolizes authority. The term baculus, or baculum, is Latin for staff.…
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