Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Guige

Strap which holds a shield up the shoulders or neck.

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Cod-piece
Fabric covering for the groin, latterly padded. Its counter­part in armour could be either of mail or, more usually, of plate.
Lame
A narrow strip or plate of steel, sometimes used in armour to provide articulation.
Tang
The continuing, hidden part of a blade inside a handle. May be of a different temper than the blade. Sword may have full or…
Volant-piece
An English term for the reinforcing brow-piece on a helmet such as the sallet.
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