Jambeau definition

jămbō
Frequency:
A piece of armor for the leg below the knee.
noun
0
0
noun
0
0
(obsolete) A piece of armour for the leg. [14th-16th c.]
noun
0
0
Advertisement

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
jambeau
Plural:
jambeaux

Origin of jambeau

  • Middle English probably from Old North French jambeau from Old French jambe leg jamb

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From an Anglo-Norman derivative of jambe (“leg”).

    From Wiktionary