moton

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown. Perhaps derived from Old French;[1] compare Norman moton (chin), from Old French menton (chin; chinguard (of a helmet)).

Noun[edit]

moton (plural motons)

  1. (military, historical) A small plate covering the armpit in armour of the 14th century and later.

References[edit]

  1. ^ R:Century 1911

Further reading[edit]


Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

moton

  1. Genitive singular form of motto.

Anagrams[edit]


Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Compare Old French menton.

Noun[edit]

moton m (plural motons)

  1. (Jersey, anatomy) chin

Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

moton m (oblique plural motons, nominative singular motons, nominative plural moton)

  1. Alternative form of mouton