Cuirass

armor comprised of both a breastplate and a back plate or just a breastplate.
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cuirass

[n] - medieval body armor that covers the chest and back
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cuirass

The armour that protects the upper part of the body.
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cuirass

See armour.
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Cuirass

Cui·rass' (kwe*rȧs', or kwē'răs; 277) noun ; plural Cuirasses (-ĕz). [ French cuirasse , orig., a breastplate of leather, for Old French cuirée , cuirie influenced by Italian corazza , or Spanish coraza , from an assumed Lat
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cuirass

The anterior surface of the thorax in relation to symptoms or disease changes. ... Origin: Fr. Cuirasse, a breastplate ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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cuirass

noun medieval body armor that covers the chest and back
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cuirass

(kwe-rahs´) a covering for the chest.
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Cuirass

• (n.) An armor of bony plates, somewhat resembling a cuirass. • (n.) A piece of defensive armor, covering the body from the neck to the girdle • (n.) The breastplate taken by itself.
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cuirass

body armour that protects the torso of the wearer above the waist or hips. Originally it was a thick leather garment covering the body from neck to ... [2 related articles]
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cuirass

Type: Term Pronunciation: kwē-ras′ Definitions: 1. The anterior surface of the thorax in relation to symptoms or disease changes.
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Cuirass

Armor for the upper half of the body which could be made of several materials, and which usually protected the arms as well as the torso.
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Cuirass

A cuirass was a coat or jerkin worn by soldiers as protection against pistol-shot and sword cuts. Varieties include the chain-mail and metal studded leather coats of the Middle Ages through to the corselet worn by the British Life Guards on ceremonial parades. The cuirass was in common use throughout Europe in the 14th century. In England it fell i
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Cuirass

Body armor that covered the torso. The most common was the lineothorax, made of layers of stiffened linen, sometimes reinforced with bronze plates or scales. Another type was the "bell" or "muscled" cuirass, made of bronze. Greek cuirasses were most often equipped with "pteruges", or feathers, additional protection for the hips and upper thighs han
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Cuirass

A cuirass (s; cuirasse, coriaceus) is a piece of armour, formed of a single or multiple pieces of metal or other rigid material which covers the front of the torso. In a suit of armour, the cuirass was generally connected to a back piece. Cuirass could also refer to the complete torso-protecting armour. The musculature of the male torso was ideali
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cuirass

leather or metal armour consisting of a breastplate and backplate
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