vervelle

vervelle

[vur-vel]
noun Armor.
any of a number of staples riveted along the base of a basinet to hold an aventail.

Origin:
apparently < Middle French vervelle, Old French verviele hinge, ring on a hawk's leash < Vulgar Latin *vertibellum, diminutive of Late Latin vertibulum, re-formation of Latin vertebra joint, vertebra

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