Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Couter

Also spelt cowter. Plate armor protecting the elbow.

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Ailette
A flat plate of leather or parchment (square, round or diamond-shaped) which tied to the point of the shoulder. Worn be­tween 1250-1350 to…
Byrnie
Mail shirt with elbow-length sleeves, ends in the middle of the beholder’s thighs.
Falling buffe
Hinged, face part of a helmet. Can be secured by a leather strap and has flexible lames so it can be lowered for better…
Onager
Roman Ballista, so named after a wild ass because of the way it kicked back upon firing. It was most common in the armies in the mid 4th century…
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