Encyclopedia of historical weapons
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Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Cuirass
Also called pair of curates. Full-coverage, plate body- armor. Consists of breastplate, backplate, and sometimes …
Cabasset
Open-faced helmet with a specific almond shaped top (also called a pear shape) with a little point. Most popular with foot…
Pommel
Also called pummel. A variously shaped counterweight to the sword blade, riveted to the end of the sword tang above' the …
Slaughtersword
See Two-handed sword.
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