Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Waist lame

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

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Crossbow
A horizontal bow set at 90 degrees to the tiller and spanned by mechanical means. Originally made of horn, wood, and sinew, the bowstave was later…
Cabasset
Open-faced helmet with a specific almond shaped top (also called a pear shape) with a little point. Most popular with foot…
Flammards
Also flambards. Two-handed swords with a certain wave or with a flamed blade.
Partisan
Special type of a polearm. Its blade is wide, long (2-2.5 ft) and sword-like and is also double- edged with lugs on its bottom.…
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