Definitions

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  • n. Armor for the legs, usually made of mail.

Etymologies

French (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The conical article hung from pegs on the wall is a chausse, or cheesecloth strainer.

    Savoring The Past

  • Un pied chausse, et puis, l'autre nu, File a la maison, ivrogne!

    Folk Songs of French Canada

  • With the stone thus sacrificed, they repaired the breaches in their walls, and strengthened every tower, sowing "chausse-trappes," or sharp three-pronged irons in the fields all round the city.

    The Story of Rouen

  • Ne vous amusez pas a vous quarer comme vn Paon, regarder superbement autour de vous, si vous estes bien mis, & bien chausse, si vos hauts-dechausses & vos autres habits vous sont bienfaits.

    George Washington's Rules of Civility

  • Sarmúz, and Sarmúzah and explains them by "espèce de guêtre, de sandale ou de mule, qu'on chausse par-dessus la botte."

    Arabian nights. English

  • The carriage had reached the end of the wood and rolled now over the chausse to Boslin.

    Frederick the Great and His Family

  • Sarmúzah and explains them by “espèce de guêtre, de sandale ou de mule, qu’on chausse par-dessus la botte.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • _chausse_ roads, though the latter were never very satisfactory.

    The Seven Champions of Christendom

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