Definition of poitrel in English:

poitrel

(also poitrail)

noun

historical
  • Armour. = peytral.

Origin

Late 15th century; earliest use found in William Caxton (1415x24–1492), printer, merchant, and diplomat. From Middle French poitral, poictral, variants of petral.

Pronunciation

poitrel

/ˈpɔɪtr(ə)l/