Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Jerkin

1. a short, close-fitting coat or jacket, often sleeveless, worn in the 16th and 17th centuries 2. a short, sleeveless vest worn by women and girls

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Camail
Also Aventail. Hood or tippet made from mail.
Cross
Also cross-guard or quillions. The straight bar or guard of a Medieval sword.
Compound-Hilt & Complex-Guard
Term for the many forms of hilts in Renaissance and on some late-Medieval swords. Ususally consist of finger-rings,…
Full moon
Parrying weapon consisting of a steel ring attached to a handle with two curved blades fitted to either end; outer edges of the ring and the blades…
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