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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The part of a suit of armor covering the shoulder; a shoulder plate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In armor, the devices, more or less elaborate according to the period, etc., serving to protect the shoulder, or to connect breastplate and backpiece at the shoulder. Also espaulière.

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French (Wiktionary)

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