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- n. A tasse.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A defense for the front of the thigh, consisting of one or more iron plates hanging from the belt on the lower edge of the corselet.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In armor: A splint of steel of which several form the skirt, depending from the cuirass in the complete armor of the fifteenth century, before the introduction of the base. Compare great braguette, under braguette.
- n. plural A set of similar splints forming the protection for the front of the thigh in the armor of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, the lowest piece being sometimes larger than the others, and forming a solid plate of considerable size. See tuille.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. one of two pieces of armor plate hanging from the fauld to protect the upper thighs
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