Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Foible

Special (Renaissance) term for the upper, weaker part of a blade. Does most of the attacking for its speed and nimbleness.

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See Basinet.
Plate armor for shoulders from several overlapping pieces.
Flanged mace
By the middle ages, many European maces were all metal construction. Flanges, spikes, and similar pointed protrusions were added to combat plate…
1. a short, close-fitting coat or jacket, often sleeveless, worn in the 16th and 17th centuries 2. a short, sleeveless vest worn by women and girls

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