Tak grene ;erdis of csrhe, and lay thame over a brandethe, and make a fire under theme, and kepe the woyse that comes owt at the endls ... It is of iron, and surrounds the head, while the mouth is gagged by a triangular piece of the same material. ... In ancient armour, pieces between the elbow and the top of the shoulder, fastened together by straps inside the arms. Skinner spells it brasaets. See Braeer.
|Title||:||A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs, and Ancient Customs, from the Fourteenth Century by James Orchard Halliwell|