[ sab-uh-ton ]
/ ˈsæb əˌtɒn /
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a foot defense of mail or of a number of lames with solid toe and heel pieces.
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Origin of sabaton
1300–50; Middle English <Old Provençal, equivalent to sabat(a) shoe + -on augmentative suffix. See sabot
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Example sentences from the Web for sabaton
Some writers use the term Sabaton for the foot-defence of this period.Armour & Weapons|Charles John Ffoulkes