Poitrel
Poitrel Poi"trel, n. [OE. poitrel, F. poitrail, fr. L. pectorale a breastplate, fr. pectoralis, a. See {Pectoral}, a.] (Anc. Armor) The breastplate of the armor of a horse. See {Peytrel}. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • Poitrel — That piece of armour, heavily padded, which was designed to protect a horse s breast during battle or jousting. [< Lat. pectorale = breastplate] …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • poitrel — poi·trel …   English syllables

  • poitrel — ˈpȯi.trəl noun ( s) Etymology: Middle French poitral, from Latin pectorale breastplate, from neuter of pectoralis of the chest, pectoral more at pectoral : a medieval often richly decorated piece of armor used to protect the breast of a horse …   Useful english dictionary

  • peitrel — Peytrel Pey trel, n. [OF. peitral. See {Poitrel}.] (Anc. Armor) The breastplate of a horse s armor or harness. [Spelt also {peitrel}.] See {Poitrel}. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Peytrel — Pey trel, n. [OF. peitral. See {Poitrel}.] (Anc. Armor) The breastplate of a horse s armor or harness. [Spelt also {peitrel}.] See {Poitrel}. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • poitrail — [ pwatraj ] n. m. • XIIIe; peitrail 1210, par changement de suff.; peitral « harnais » 1160; lat. pectorale « cuirasse » 1 ♦ Anciennt Partie du harnais, couvrant la poitrine du cheval. ⇒ bricole, poitrinière. 2 ♦ Mod. Devant du corps du cheval et …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • pey|trel — pey|tral or pey|trel «PAY truhl», noun. = poitrel. (Cf. ↑poitrel) …   Useful english dictionary

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