sabaton

[ sab-uh-ton ]
/ ˈsæb əˌtɒn /

noun Armor.

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 &amp; Weapons|Charles John Ffoulkes