- Arming sword
- Also short sword. Single-handed weapon which looks like a simple longsword. Attached to the a knight’s belt.
- Kite-shaped shield
- A large, elongated triangular shield with a rounded top used throughout Europe from the tenth to the thirteenth century, commonly…
- Special (Renaissance) term for two straight or curved cross-guards (front and back). Called just cross or guard when on Medieval …
- The dull part of a blade right above the hilt. Made for fingering. Not all swords have it.