A piece of plate armour, a couter was a cup-shaped defense that protected the elbow.
Related term(s): Plate Armour; Codiere; Besagues; Vambrace; Rerebrace; Brassart
Category: Armour and Shields
Source information: Wise, Terrence. Medieval Warfare. New York: Hastings House Publishers, Inc., 1976. 33.
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