Encyclopedia of historical weapons
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Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Aketon
Quilted piece of clothing worn under armor, made to devour strokes.
Umbo
See Boss.
Waist lame
A horizontal lamina­tion in the breast or backplate at waist level.
Recurve bow
Unlike the longbow, the ends of an unstrung recurve bow are curved away from the archer. This allows the strung bow to be more powerful and shorter…
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