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vamplate

[ vam-pleyt ]
/ ˈvæmˌpleɪt /
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noun Armor.
a metal plate mounted on a lance in front of the grip to protect the hand.
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Origin of vamplate

1300–50; Middle English vaunplate<Anglo-French vaunt- fore- (see avaunt) + plateplate1
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