épaulière

noun
épau·​lière | \ ¦āˌpōl¦ye(ə)r \
plural -s

Definition of épaulière

: the part of a suit of armor covering the shoulder : shoulder plate they were armed to the teeth … with heavy épaulières on their shoulders and iron morions on their heads— T. B. Costain

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History and Etymology for épaulière

French, from Old French espauliere, from espaule

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“épaulière.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/%C3%A9pauli%C3%A8re. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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