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Medieval Words Beginning with the letter B

  • bailey an enclosed courtyard
  • barbican a projecting outwork designed to protect a gateway
  • bastion part of the defences of a castle standing proud from the wall and giving a good field of coverage for defenders
  • batter a sloping thickening at the base of a wall
  • berm the space between a ditch and a wall
  • blancmange see blank-manger
  • blazon the description of an armorial bearing
  • bodger one who makes rough and ready items from rough hewn timber
  • bordar cottager
  • bracer small arm protector for archers
  • braies short underpants tied at the waist
  • breastplate armour - plate covering the upper chest down to the diaphragm
  • broadhead wide arrowhead with a sharpened edge used mainly for harassing horses at a distance
  • broadsword sword having a double edged, wide blade. Common term for the medieval arming swords
  • buckler small, usually round, shield
  • buttress a stone support built against a wall

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