vamplate

[vam-pleyt]

noun Armor.

a metal plate mounted on a lance in front of the grip to protect the hand.

Origin of vamplate

1300–50; Middle English vaunplate < Anglo-French vaunt- fore- (see avaunt) + plate plate1
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