solleret(redirected from Sollerets)
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A steel shoe made of overlapping plates, forming a part of a medieval suit of armor.
[French, from Old French, diminutive of soller, shoe, from Late Latin subtēlāris (calceus), (shoegear) for the sole of the foot, from subtēl, the hollow of the foot : Latin sub-, sub- + Latin tālus, ankle; see talus1.]
(Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) a protective covering for the foot, consisting of riveted plates of armour
[C19: from French, diminutive of Old French soller shoe, from Late Latin subtēl arch beneath the foot, from sub- + tālus ankle]
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|Noun||1.||solleret - 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