from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as broigne.


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  • These weapons were always costly to get and heavy to bear, such as the brunia or hauberk of the Carlovingian Era, the coat of mail, which prevailed during the Crusades, and lastly the plate armor introduced in the fourteenth century.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 3: Brownson-Clairvaux

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