American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A steel shoe made of overlapping plates, forming a part of a medieval suit of armor.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The steel shoe forming a part of armor in the fourteenth century and later, usually having splints overlapping one another and a long point or toe curved downward. It was worn only when the foot was in the stirrup, and could be removed when the rider dismounted. See also cuts under
- n. A flexible steel shoe worn with mediaeval armour.
- n. One of the plates forming a shoe of this kind.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A flexible steel shoe (or one of the plates forming such a shoe), worn with mediæval armor.
- n. armor plate that protects the foot; consists of mail with a solid toe and heel
- French soleret, diminutive from Old French soler shoe. (Wiktionary)
- French, from Old French, diminutive of soller, shoe, from Late Latin subtēlāris (calceus), (shoegear) for the sole of the foot, from subtēl, the hollow of the foot : Latin sub-, sub- + Latin tālus, ankle; see talus1. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“By the crescent upon it, it should be the second son of old Sir Hugh, who had a bolt through his ankle at the intaking of Romorantin, he having rushed into the fray ere his squire had time to clasp his solleret to his greave.”
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