Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Furnished with a cuirass or other protective covering: as, cuirassed ships; cuirassed fishes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Wearing a cuirass.
  • adjective (Zoöl) Having a covering of bony plates, resembling a cuirass; -- said of certain fishes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Wearing a cuirass.
  • adjective zoology Having a covering of bony plates, resembling a cuirass; said of certain fishes.

Etymologies

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cuirass +‎ -ed

Examples

  • In last year's Big Battalion Game, the French had more cuirassiers than the Prussians and so I vowed on a stack of Bibles that I would never be out-cuirassed again.

    The Prussian Gens d'armes (CR10)

  • In last year's Big Battalion Game, the French had more cuirassiers than the Prussians and so I vowed on a stack of Bibles that I would never be out-cuirassed again.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • Its exquisitely decorated sandal clearly identifies the person represented as an emperor shown in the "cuirassed type," wearing a military uniform.

    Hadrian at Sagalassos

  • I stumbled, nearly fell, over a brown-faced, leather-cuirassed body that lay half over, legs barring the threshold.

    The Metal Monster

  • Slowly it rose — its mighty neck cuirassed with gold and scarlet scales from whose polished surfaces the amber light glinted like flakes of fire; and under this neck shimmered something like a palely luminous silvery shield, guarding it.

    The Moon Pool

  • I prefer her, cuirassed in pride, armed with a taunt.

    Shirley, by Charlotte Bronte

  • Most statues with this kind of sword belong to cuirassed statues, many of them representing emperors.

    Interactive Dig Sagalassos - Sculptural Studies

  • The two fragments of a left foot belong to a colossal cuirassed statue, as shown by the footwear, boots or high shoes.

    Interactive Dig Sagalassos - Sculptural Studies Report 1

  • Contrary to the late Republic and the early Empire in the West, in the Greek East, the cuirassed statue was already common to the honorific repertoire of the Hellenistic period and adopted there by Roman generals and officials, who introduced it into the Roman repertoire.

    Interactive Dig Sagalassos - Sculptural Studies Report 1

  • Left, a Sagalassos city coin dating to the early third century A.D. and representing a Tyche (Fortuna) holding a cornucopia (right) crowning a cuirassed and helmeted soldier (left), identified as "Lakedaimon of the Sagalassians."

    Interactive Dig Sagalassos - Small Finds Conservation Report 4

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