Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Yatagan

A long knife or short saber that lacks a guard for the hand at the juncture of blade and hilt; usually has a double curve to the edge and a nearly straight back.

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Aventail
A curtain of mail attached by means of staples (ver-velles) around the base of a helmet (especially the basinet ), and…
Annellet
The small loops leading from quillions to the blade. Made to protect the finger wrapped over the guard.
Crest
A heraldic recognitive device fixed to the top of the great helm, introduced in the second half of the thirteenth and in wide use by the…
Nut
Round pivoted component retained within the stock (tiller) of a crossbow to take the string. It is usually made of solid ivory or…
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