ailette


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ailette

(eɪˈlɛt)
n
a shoulder component of a knight's armour, normally made of leather or parchment and displaying the bearer's coat of arms
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Squires were running hither and thither, or aiding their masters to don armor, lacing helm to hauberk, tying the points of ailette, coude, and rondel; buckling cuisse and jambe to thigh and leg.
The Ladies' Way with its panoramic views across France's Aisne and Ailette valleys is a picture of peace and tranquillity in the late autumn sunshine.
Des ailettes au niveau des retroviseurs et feux arriere, des lignes vaguees tres rigides qui reduisent la resistance au vent et contribuent a l'excellente performance aerodynamique.
Le roulage et la mise en place des ailettes en tube inox 60 ont necessite une main d'oeuvre specialisee dans ce type de fabrication.