Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Waist lame

A horizontal lamina­tion in the breast or backplate at waist level.

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Cabasset
Open-faced helmet with a specific almond shaped top (also called a pear shape) with a little point. Most popular with foot…
Steel
An alloy of wrought iron and carbon, capable of being hardened by heating and then quenching (rapid cooling) in water. This hardening process could…
Abbasi
Straight-bladed steel sword with a padded hilt; back of the blade was strengthened by supports; often highly decorated with gold inlay and gilt.
Arnis
Italian for "harness", the historical term for being "in armour".
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