Pauldron



[pawl-druh n] /ˈpɔl drən/

noun, Armor.
1.
a piece of plate armor for the shoulder and the uppermost part of the arm, often overlapping the adjacent parts of the chest and back.
/ˈpɔːldrən/
noun
1.
either of two metal plates worn with armour to protect the shoulders
n.

“armor for the shoulder,” mid-15c., from Old French espauleron, from espaule (French épaule) “shoulder” (see epaulet)

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