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The no-cutting part opposite the blade. Double-edged swords has no back.

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Corslet
Also spelt corselet. A light half- armour popular in the six­teenth century for general military use (for example, for town…
Guige
Strap which holds a shield up the shoulders or neck.
Partisan
Special type of a polearm. Its blade is wide, long (2-2.5 ft) and sword-like and is also double- edged with lugs on its bottom.…
Tilt
A barrier of wood covered in cloth to separate the jousters as they ran a course. Introduced m the fifteenth century to stop head­long…
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