from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Swift.
  • n. An obsolete form of jamb.
  • n. [OF.: see jamb. Cf. jambieres.] Armor for the leg, sometimes made of cuir-bouilli, but most frequently of metal, much used during the fourteenth, fifteenth, and sixteenth centuries. See solleret, and second cut under armor.
  • n. In heraldry, same as gamb.


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