crampette

noun
cramp·​ette
variants: or less commonly crampet \ ˈkrampə̇t \
plural -s

Definition of crampette

1 : the chape of a sword scabbard specifically : a conventionalized representation of such a chape used as a charge in heraldry
2 usually crampet
a obsolete : ferrule
b : crampit

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History and Etymology for crampette

Middle English crampette, from Middle Dutch crampe hook + Middle English -ette

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“Crampette.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crampette. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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