Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Polaxe

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Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Bracer
Early fourteenth century form of defence for the lower arm; also a term for an archer's arm guard to protect the forearm from the bowstring.
Tip
The pointed end of a sword’s blade. Most swords taper towards the tip, but some are straight until the very tip.
Ventail
An integral flap of mail attached to the coif in the thirteenth century; it could be drawn across the mouth to protect the lower face.
Ox mace
Mace made of metal; head was shaped like that of an ox's and often had holes in the nostrils so that it whistled when swung.
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