frontstall

frontstall
noun
medieval plate armor to protect a horse's head
Syn: ↑chanfron, ↑chamfron, ↑testiere, ↑front-stall

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\\ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷\ noun
: a plate of armor attached to a horse's bridle with holes for the eyes and nostrils

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/frunt"stawl'/, n. Armor.
chanfron.
[1595-1605; FRONT + STALL1]

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