Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Visor

Protection for the eyes and face; a plate defence pivoted to the helmet - skull.

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Blade
The length of steel that forms a sword.
Pummel
See Pommel.
Ricasso
The dull part of a blade right above the hilt. Made for fingering. Not all swords have it.
Ancus
Indian elephant goad; vary greatly in size from about 40 to 120 centimeters in length; shorter ones were used by riders, while the longer versions…
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