chamfron

noun
cham·​fron | \ ˈsham-frən How to pronounce chamfron (audio) , 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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“Chamfron.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chamfron. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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