Definition of Chamfron. Meaning of Chamfron. Synonyms of Chamfron

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Definition of Chamfron

Chamfron
Chamfron Cham"fron, n. [F. chanfrein.] (Anc. Armor) The frontlet, or head armor, of a horse. [Written also champfrain and chamfrain.]

Meaning of Chamfron from wikipedia

- this are especially rare. The chanfron (also spelled chaffron, champion, chamfron, chamfrein, champron, and shaffron) was designed to protect the horse's...
- and rubies, decorated the turbans of Ottoman sultans or the ceremonial chamfron of their horses. Several of these aigrettes are on display in the Treasury...
- having bronze breastplates and helmets, while their horses wore bronze chamfrons and peitrels together with shoulder pieces which also protected the rider’s...
- often silver, it is known in English as a testera (Spanish loanword), chamfron (French loanword), or faceplate. Equipment with a similar purpose of stabilizing...
- mail or brigandine, with plate reserved for the head in the form of a chamfron. In the 15th century, plate armour for horses was introduced and was a...
- helmets), and horse ****ings (with bronze saddleplates and studded leather chamfrons). Agricola is said to have pushed his armies to the estuary of the "River...
- helmets, horse ****ings including bronze saddleplates and studded leather chamfrons, numerous artetfacts ****ociated with trade and manufacture, building &...
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