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spaulder

[ spawl-der ]
/ ˈspɔl dər /
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noun Armor.
a pauldron, especially one for protecting only a shoulder.

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Also called monnion.

Origin of spaulder

Earlier spauld shoulder (Middle English spald, spalde<Old French espalde,espalle<Latin spatulaspatula) + -er1

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