Giambeux
Giambeux Giam"beux (zh[.a]m"b[.u]), n. pl. [See {Jambeux}.] Greaves; armor for the legs. [Obs.] --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

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  • giambeux — Jambes Jambes, Jambeux Jam beux, n. pl. [From F. jambe a leg: cf. OF. jambiere. See {Jamb}, n.] (Ancient Armor) In the Middle Ages, armor for the legs below the knees, usually having front and back pieces; called also {greaves}. [Written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • greaves — Jambes Jambes, Jambeux Jam beux, n. pl. [From F. jambe a leg: cf. OF. jambiere. See {Jamb}, n.] (Ancient Armor) In the Middle Ages, armor for the legs below the knees, usually having front and back pieces; called also {greaves}. [Written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jambes — Jambes, Jambeux Jam beux, n. pl. [From F. jambe a leg: cf. OF. jambiere. See {Jamb}, n.] (Ancient Armor) In the Middle Ages, armor for the legs below the knees, usually having front and back pieces; called also {greaves}. [Written also {giambeux} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jambeux — Jambes Jambes, Jambeux Jam beux, n. pl. [From F. jambe a leg: cf. OF. jambiere. See {Jamb}, n.] (Ancient Armor) In the Middle Ages, armor for the legs below the knees, usually having front and back pieces; called also {greaves}. [Written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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