jambe

Definitions:

  • Swift.
  • An obsolete form of <internalXref urlencoded="jamb">jamb</internalXref>.
  • [OF.: see <internalXref urlencoded="jamb">jamb</internalXref>. Cf. <internalXref urlencoded="jambieres">jambieres</internalXref>.] Armor for the leg, sometimes made of cuir-bouilli, but most frequently of metal, much used during the fourteenth, fifteenth, and sixteenth centuries. See <internalXref urlencoded="solleret">solleret</internalXref>, and second cut under <internalXref urlencoded="armor">armor</internalXref>.
  • In <em>heraldry</em>, same as <internalXref urlencoded="gamb">gamb</internalXref>.
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