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spaulder

[spawl-der] /ˈspɔl dər/
noun, Armor.
1.
a pauldron, especially one for protecting only a shoulder.
Also called monnion.
Origin
earlier spauld shoulder (Middle English spald, spalde < Old French espalde, espalle < Latin spatula spatula) + -er1
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