Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of breastplate.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The word "opera" frightens some people, conjuring up images of giant women in breastplates and horned helmets screeching at the top of their lungs.

    My preview of the Regina Symphony's "Opera for Skeptics" concert...

  • “So you think the breastplates were an advertisement?”

    Blowback

  • “So you think the breastplates were an advertisement?”

    Blowback

  • Torahs dressed in embroidered covers and silver breastplates stood on the branches of a sculpted tree behind a sheer curtain, like expensive boots in a winter window display.

    Class Dismissed

  • Four men—all resplendently dressed, with feather sprays at their shoulders, copper breastplates, leather forearm cuffs, thick layers of shell necklaces, and clean aprons—stood just behind the central fire.

    Fire The Sky

  • Four men—all resplendently dressed, with feather sprays at their shoulders, copper breastplates, leather forearm cuffs, thick layers of shell necklaces, and clean aprons—stood just behind the central fire.

    Fire The Sky

  • One by one, the kneeling warriors stood, their breastplates falling to the ground around them.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • Fine looking fellers with breastplates and helmets, swords and shields, you know?

    Jack Scallywag

  • Torahs dressed in embroidered covers and silver breastplates stood on the branches of a sculpted tree behind a sheer curtain, like expensive boots in a winter window display.

    Class Dismissed

  • One by one, the kneeling warriors stood, their breastplates falling to the ground around them.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

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