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'''Lames''' are narrow strips of [[steel]] or [[iron]] used in [[armour]]. They might be articulated by [[rivet]]ing to another [[plate]] or lame, or by being attached to a [[leather]] strap.
 
'''Lames''' are narrow strips of [[steel]] or [[iron]] used in [[armour]]. They might be articulated by [[rivet]]ing to another [[plate]] or lame, or by being attached to a [[leather]] strap.
   
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Forms of armour that use these in their construction are refered to as [[lamellar]].
 
[[category:armour]]
 
[[category:armour]]

Revision as of 19:02, 28 August 2006

Lames are narrow strips of steel or iron used in armour. They might be articulated by riveting to another plate or lame, or by being attached to a leather strap.

Forms of armour that use these in their construction are refered to as lamellar.