aventaille (c.1235)

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aventaille (c.1235)

[ FEW: 24,5a abante; Gdf: 1,510c avantaille /1,510c avantal; GdfC: ; TL: 1,720 aventaille; DEAF: ; DMF:  avantaille / avantal; TLF: ; OED:  aventail n.; MED:  aventaille n.; DMLBS: 169a aventailum ]
aventaile,  aventail,  aventale;  esventail  


1mil.armourventail, piece of armour protecting the neck (upon which the helmet fitted)
( c.1235; MS: c.1235 )  (of helmet) Deslacent aventailles, heumes e chapeus  1469
( 1379-80 )  bacinettes, aventailes, gauntz de plate  iii 82
( 1397 )  .j. court aventaill et .j. peires gussets, .j. petit bracer, et .iij. peires voidours  305
2mil.armouraventail, lower movable part of the front of a helmet, visor
( 1355 )  unus constabularius armatus cum dublet plat’ bacinett’ cum pisan et aventail et bratz et cerotecis  391
( 1397 )  .ij. bassnettes ové visers et .ij. aventaill[es]  305
( 1404 )  Item .ij. bacynetes cum .j. aventale  395
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