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tuille

 (twēl)
n.
A steel plate used in medieval armor for protecting the thigh.

[Middle English toile, from Old French tiule, tuile, teuille, tile, tuille, from Latin tēgula, tile; see (s)teg- in Indo-European roots.]

tuille

(twiːl)
n
(in a medieval suit of armour) one of the metal plates that hang down protecting the front of the thighs

tuille

(twil)

n.
a hinged plate for the thigh in plate armor.
[1350–1400; Middle English toile < Middle French tuille, variant of teuille < Latin tēgula tile]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tuille - armor plate that protects the hip and thightuille - armor plate that protects the hip and thigh
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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