Encyclopedia of historical weapons
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Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Annellet
The small loops leading from quillions to the blade. Made to protect the finger wrapped over the guard.
Breaths
Holes or slits in the visor of a helmet or the lames of a falling buffe or bevor, for ventilation; also…
Sheath
See Scabbard.
Tang
The continuing, hidden part of a blade inside a handle. May be of a different temper than the blade. Sword may have full or…
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