passegarde

noun passe·garde \ˈpasˌgärd\
variants: or

passguard

\ˈpasˌgärd\

Definition of passegarde

plural

-s

  1. :  a piece fastened on the left elbow in medieval tilting armor; sometimes :  garde-collet

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Origin and Etymology of passegarde

3pass (thrust) + guard


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