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Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Arbalest
Also crossbow. Consists of a bow attached to an arched stick. Is powerful, low-trajectoried weapon. Fires a bolt (a shorter arrow).
Cross
Also cross-guard or quillions. The straight bar or guard of a Medieval sword.
Rondel
A disc of metal fitted to daggers or staff weapons to protect the user's hand, and to the rear of armets to protect the…
Epaule de mouton
Steel defense for the complete arm; developed during the 15th and 16th centuries; used exclusively in jousts.
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