Tuille meaning

twēl
A steel plate used in medieval armor for protecting the thigh.
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In medieval plate armor, any of the lower plates of the tasse, protecting the thigh.
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An armor plate for the thigh; tasset.
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Origin of tuille

  • Middle English toile from Old French tiule, tuile, teuille tile, tuille from Latin tēgula tile (s)teg- in Indo-European roots

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

  • From Middle English toile, from Old French teuille, tuille, from Latin tÄ“gula.

    From Wiktionary