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pizaine

[ pee-zeyn ]
/ ˈpi zeɪn /
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noun Armor.
a mail collar of the 14th century, worn with a hauberk.
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Origin of pizaine

1895–1900; apparently <Old French, equivalent to piz breast (<Latin pectus) + -aine noun suffix <Latin āna-an
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