Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Gamboised

A padded defense made of linen, flax or other fabric, sometimes reinforced and studded. Gamboised cuisses were often worn as an early addition to mail chausses during the late 13th and early 14th centuries.

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Barbuta
See Barbut.
Riser
Opposite of a fuller. Makes a sword more rigid yet with a flixible spine.
Doloire
(wagoner's axe) battle axe used in the 15th century; socketed steel head is fitted to a wooden haft.
Gada
A gaff was and still is a hand-held metal hook with a sharp tip used to latch onto an object, usually for the purposes of moving it. Most commonly,…
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