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Definition(s):

  • (n) medieval body armor that covers the chest and back

Usage(s):

  1. It showed the old hero in a cuirass and heavy whiskers; an Oriental headdress covered the scalp preserved to him and Virginia by the love of Pocahontas.
  2. Across the stage marched a slightly nervous miss wearing a plumed helmet and a cuirass above a skimpy bath-suit, carrying a sword and shield.
  3. The Roman leans broodingly over her, dressed for war in his deep purple cuirass.

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