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épaulière

[ ey-pohl-yair; French ey-poh-lyer ]
/ ˌeɪ poʊlˈyɛər; French eɪ poʊˈlyɛr /
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noun, plural é·pau·lières [ey-pohl-yairz; French ey-poh-lyer]. /ˌeɪ poʊlˈyɛərz; French eɪ poʊˈlyɛr/. Armor.

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Origin of épaulière

<French, equivalent to épaule (see epaulet) + -ière, feminine form of -ier-ier2; cf. brassiere
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Example sentences from the Web for épaulière

  • I smote him back, a mighty blow upon his epauliere that shore the steel plate from his shoulder, and left him a vulnerable spot.

    The Shame of Motley|Raphael Sabatini
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