cuirass : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n medieval body armor that covers the chest and back
- 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.
- 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.
- One doughty West Berliner defied both the general's edict and the guns by taking his usual morning dip clad in trunks, a medieval cuirass and a stahlhelm (see cut).