sabaton


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sabaton

(ˈsæbəˌtɒn)
n
(Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) obsolete a foot covering in a suit of armour

sab•a•ton

(ˈsæb əˌtɒn)

n.
a piece of armor protecting the foot.
[1300–50; Middle English < Old Provençal, =sabat(a) shoe + -on]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sabaton - armor plate that protects the footsabaton - armor plate that protects the foot; consists of mail with a solid toe and heel
armor plate, armor plating, armour plate, plate armor, plate armour - specially hardened steel plate used to protect fortifications or vehicles from enemy fire
body armor, body armour, cataphract, coat of mail, suit of armor, suit of armour - armor that protects the wearer's whole body
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A flattened section of armor was embedded in each block, all of which were arranged so that the helmet was at one end and the sabaton (used to cover the foot) at the other--as if the knight were lying in state.