Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Cod-piece
Fabric covering for the groin, latterly padded. Its counter­part in armour could be either of mail or, more usually, of plate.
Compound-Hilt & Complex-Guard
Term for the many forms of hilts in Renaissance and on some late-Medieval swords. Ususally consist of finger-rings,…
Polaxe
See Pollaxe. See also Hache.
Saex
See Sax.
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