any of a number of staples riveted along the base of a basinet to hold an aventail.
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How to use vervelle in a sentence
vervelle, ver-vel′, n. the loop that secured the camail in medieval armour.
The painter took pere vervelle by the button of his coat and led him to a corner on pretence of looking at a Murillo.
During this first sitting the vervelle family became almost intimate with the worthy artist.
"Well, if he is a great artist, I prefer a great artist like you," said Madame vervelle.
"You shouldn't give away your pictures in that way; they are money," said old vervelle.