Powldron
Powldron Powl"dron, n. [OF. espauleron, from espaule shoulder, F. ['e]paule.] Same as {Pauldron}. [1913 Webster]

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  • powldron — obs. form of pouldron …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pauldron — Paul dron, n. [See {Powldron}.] (Mil. Antiq.) A piece of armor covering the shoulder at the junction of the body piece and arm piece. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pauldron — A pauldron (sometimes spelled pouldron or powldron ) is a component of plate armour, which evolved from spaulders in the 15th century. As with spaulders, pauldrons cover the shoulder area. Pauldrons tend to be larger than spaulders, covering the… …   Wikipedia

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