Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Shield

Defensive article. Has many shapes and sizes. Usually made of wood or metal and a covering such as a leather. Has a handle or several straps to get hung by.

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Couter
Also spelt cowter. Plate armor protecting the elbow.
Sax
Also saex. Long and heavy single-edged knife prefered by the Nordic peoples. Saxes could up to 3 ft in length, and hilted like …
Tang nut
See Pommel nut.
Ox-tongue spear
Also called the Langdebeve and Langue de Boeve (both mean tongue of the ox). The ox-tongue spear was a polearm weapon common among the Swiss and…
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