- (armor): Protective armor for a horse's neck.
- 1786: The Criniere or Manefaire consisted of a number of small plates, generally about twelve, hooked together and to the chanfron, so as to be moveable, their use was to guard the neck of the horse from the stroke of a cutting sword. — Francis Grose, A Treatise on Ancient Armour and Weapons, page 30.
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