Chevaux-de-Frise

Chevaux-de-Frise
♦ Plank or beam covered with iron spikes projecting at all angles, originally designed as a defence against cavalry.
(Wise, Terence. Medieval Warfare, 247)

Medieval glossary. 2014.

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