pauldron

noun paul·dron \ˈpȯldrən\
variants: or

pouldron

\ˈpōl-\

Definition of pauldron

plural

-s

  1. :  a piece of armor covering the shoulder where the body piece and arm piece join — compare epaulet 1b

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Origin and Etymology of pauldron

Middle English polrond, modification of Middle French espauleron, from espaule shoulder, from Old French — more at epaulet


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