lobster-tail helmet

[lob-ster-teyl]

noun Armor.

a burgonet fitted with a long, articulated tail of lames for protecting the nape of the neck, worn by cavalry in the 17th century.

Nearby words

  1. lobster pot,
  2. lobster roll,
  3. lobster shift,
  4. lobster thermidor,
  5. lobster-claw deformity,
  6. lobsterback,
  7. lobstering,
  8. lobsterman,
  9. lobstick,
  10. lobtail

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