- German Reitschwert
- See Backsword.
- (The preferred spelling to polaxe or poleaxe). A knightly staff weapon, its head being an axehead, usually balanced by a fluke or…
- A 'frog-mouthed' form of great helm which was worn specifically for Gestesch, bolted to the breastplate.
- Small, more flat wooden shield covered with leather or metal-trimmed, later all- steel.