chamfron

noun
cham·fron | \ˈsham-frən, ˈcham-\

Definition of chamfron 

: the headpiece of a horse's bard

First Known Use of chamfron

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chamfron

Middle English chaumfreyn, from Anglo-French champfrein

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