from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In medieval armor: The covering for the foot: a general term, applied as well to the solleret (which see) as to the stocking of chain-mail of the early middle ages. A secondary or additional leg-piece, as the leather garment covering the thigh, whether over the chausses of mail or replacing them for the convenience of the seat on the saddle; also, a similar garment of gamboised work.
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In with wild mushroom and celeriac chausson, and smoked haddock fishcake with pea guacamole.
I refuse to shell out buckets of euros on a couple of triangles unless it's for a chausson au pomme.
*puts out tray wif tee, cawfee, hot chocklit, chocklit and cawfee eclairs (proper ones, with chocklit or cawfeeflavoured filling – anything else is heresy…), applol chausson (puff pastry haff moons, filled with applol compote – nomnomnomnomnom) and croassants – boaf playn and chocklit filled*