- a metal disk that protects the armpit.
- a metal disk on a hafted weapon or a dagger to protect the hand.
- a rondel or rondeau.
- a modification of the rondeau, consisting of nine lines with two refrains.
Origin of roundel
Words nearby roundel
How to use roundel in a sentence
Term applied to the well-known carving of the roundel common in the Ionic style.History of Ancient Art|Franz von Reber
The second Roundel seems, on the other hand, to belong to his later life, when he so often alluded to his corpulence.Chaucer for Children|Mrs. H. R. Haweis
The lines vary from four to sixteen syllables, but are generally identical in length in the same roundel.
Only Tronda said she saw him flee forth of the window of the west roundel of the auld house, upon a dragon, as she averred.The Pirate|Sir Walter Scott
The one certain example is the Roundel included in the Parl.Chaucer's Works, Volume 3 (of 7)|Geoffrey Chaucer