main-de-fer

[man-uh-fer]
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Examples from the Web for main-de-fer

Historical Examples of main-de-fer

  • 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