Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Armour

Usually metal pieces made specially for their purpose - to protect their wearer's body against thrust, stabs and any other kind of attacks. Comprises of many parts and comes in many forms.

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Breastplate
Plate armour protecttion for the front of the torso, to the waist. See also plackart.
Cuisse
Armor protecting thighs.
Arnis
Italian for "harness", the historical term for being "in armour".
Kama
Sickle consisting of a tanged steel head fitted into a wooden handle; fighting style often utilizes two kamas, one in each hand.
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