Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Fingering

Wraping index finger around sword’s ricasso to give it a greater tip control.

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Aventail
A curtain of mail attached by means of staples (ver-velles) around the base of a helmet (especially the basinet ), and…
Tip
The pointed end of a sword’s blade. Most swords taper towards the tip, but some are straight until the very tip.
Japurunga
Wooden club with a double-pronged head.
Uramanta
Throwing stick made of wood.
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