plural -s
: 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 headsT. B. Costain

Word History


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 18 May. 2024.

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