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main-de-fer

[man-uh-fer] /ˈmæn əˌfɛr/
noun, Armor.
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  • The bridle-hand of the rider wears the Manifer (main-de-fer).

    Armour & Weapons

    Charles John Ffoulkes
  • The bridle-hand wears the mainfere (main-de-fer), while the right hand grasping the spear is gauntleted.

    Armour in England J. Starkie Gardner

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