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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Medieval body armor that covers the chest and back.

Usage examples (33)
  • The cuirass was the parade one; the one he had used in battle was too worn and hacked to match the splendors around.
  • A two-year-old boy died after falling on a 'cuirass' fish and one of its bones pierced his brain on Monday.
  • The cuirass is the best defensive armor.
  • The hard leather cuirass he wore was cracked down the center. for more
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