brestplate (1397)

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brestplate (1397)


[ FEW: ; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  breast-plate n. ; MED:  brest-plate n.; DMLBS: ]
ls(loanword: M.E. )


1mil.armourbreastplate, piece of armour protecting the breast
( 1397 )  .j. brestplate ové .j. paunsse d’asser  305
( 1415 )  le piece de plate […] apellé brestplate, le pance qe fuist a monseignur mon pere  ii 65
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