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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A piece of armor that protected the breast of a horse. The use of the poitrel lingered long after the other parts of the bards had been abandoned.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Anc. Armor), obsolete The breastplate of the armor of a horse. See peytrel.

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