Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Cod-piece

Fabric covering for the groin, latterly padded. Its counter­part in armour could be either of mail or, more usually, of plate.

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Back
The no-cutting part opposite the blade. Double-edged swords has no back.
Horseman's pick
See War hammer.
'Spanish' morion
See cabasset and morion.
Steel
An alloy of wrought iron and carbon, capable of being hardened by heating and then quenching (rapid cooling) in water. This hardening process could…
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