noun Armor.

  1. a piece of plate armor for the leg between the knee and the ankle, usually composed of front and back pieces.


  1. (often plural) a piece of armour worn to protect the shin from the ankle to the knee

leg armor, c.1300, from Old French greve “shin, armor for the leg” (12c.), of unknown origin. [Klein suggests it ultimately is from Egyptian Arabic gaurab “stocking, apparel for the leg.”]

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