lance rest


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lance rest

n
1. (Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) a hinged bracket on the breastplate of a medieval horseman on which the lance was rested in a charge
2. (Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) a similar structure on a knight's saddle
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