pizaine

[pee-zeyn]

noun Armor.

a mail collar of the 14th century, worn with a hauberk.

Origin of pizaine

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