Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Etching

A decorative process fre­quently applied to the surface of metals especially in Europe from about 1500 onwards; frequently used in conjunction with blueing and gilding.

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Basinet
Also called bascinet, basnet. An open-faced helmet with a globular or conical skull enclosing the sides of…
Buckler
Small and round hand- shield (9 – 18 inches in diameter) with a single handle or two enarmes. Has long spikes or hooks on its front,…
Cod-piece
Fabric covering for the groin, latterly padded. Its counter­part in armour could be either of mail or, more usually, of plate.
Rebated
Training or tournament sword with blunted point and edge.
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