cuirass
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /kwɪˈɹæs/
Noun

cuirass (plural cuirasses)

  1. A piece of defensive armor, covering the body from the neck to the girdle.
  2. The breastplate taken by itself.
Translations Verb

cuirass (cuirasses, present participle cuirassing; past and past participle cuirassed)

  1. (transitive) To cover with defensive armor; to armor-plate.



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