jambe definition

  • noun:
    • An obsolete as a type of jamb.
    • [OF.: see jamb. Cf. jambieres.] Armor the leg, sometimes manufactured from cuir-bouilli, but the majority often of metal, a great deal used through the fourteenth, fifteenth, and sixteenth centuries. See solleret, and second cut under armor.
    • In heraldry, same as gamb.
  • others:
    • Swift.

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