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jambeau

play
noun, jam·beau \ˈjam-(ˌ)bō\

Definition of jambeau

plural jambeaux play \-(ˌ)bōz\

  1. :  a piece of medieval armor for the leg below the knee — see armor illustration



Origin of jambeau

Middle English, probably modification of Anglo-French jambers, plural, from jambe


First Known Use: 14th century


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