Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Gamboised

A padded defense made of linen, flax or other fabric, sometimes reinforced and studded. Gamboised cuisses were often worn as an early addition to mail chausses during the late 13th and early 14th centuries.

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Back
The no-cutting part opposite the blade. Double-edged swords has no back.
Fingering
Wraping index finger around sword’s ricasso to give it a greater tip control.
Alamani
Curved steel Indian sword with a gilt handle.
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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