Meaning of ailette

ai•lette

Pronunciation: (ā-let'), [key]
— n. Armor.
  1. either of two standing pieces of metal or cuir-bouilli, attached to the shoulders as an ornament or as a means of displaying the wearer's arms: used c1275–c1350.
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