Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Waist lame

A horizontal lamina­tion in the breast or backplate at waist level.

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Boss
Also umbo. The round shaped piece of metal at the center of a shield. Protects the hand.
Flail
Jointed weapon consisting of a spiked, flanged or knobbed steel bludgeon chain-attached to a short wood or steel haft.
Morgenstern
See Morning star.
Pommel
Also called pummel. A variously shaped counterweight to the sword blade, riveted to the end of the sword tang above' the …
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