Definition of pancelet in English:

pancelet

noun

historical
  • A kind of horseshoe used to protect the heel.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Gervase Markham (?1568–1637), author. Origin uncertain. Perhaps from paunce in sense ‘something which protects’ + -let, although the semantic development seems somewhat remote.

Pronunciation

pancelet

/ˈpanslɪt/