from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See chamfron.
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Have you a compleat Amadis de Gaul? if so there is a passage which I wish to quote & Tressans book  is not so fit a one to quote from. it is the circumstance of the horse of Amadis being pierced by a spike on the pointral or chafron of another horse, in th one (I believe the first) of the engagements with Lisvart after he attacks the Firin Island to recover Oriana for Patin. it happened immediately after Amadis had defeated