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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Annellet
The small loops leading from quillions to the blade. Made to protect the finger wrapped over the guard.
Lance rest
A support for the lance when couched; this was bolted to the right side of the breastplate and was often hinged.
Rebated
Training or tournament sword with blunted point and edge.
Ox-tongue spear
Also called the Langdebeve and Langue de Boeve (both mean tongue of the ox). The ox-tongue spear was a polearm weapon common among the Swiss and…
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