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    (kwė`råst´ or kwē´răst)
a.1.Wearing a cuirass.
2.(Zool) Having a covering of bony plates, resembling a cuirass; - said of certain fishes.
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1986): "An Allegory of Imperial Victory on a Cuirassed Statue of Domitian", Record of the Art Museum, Princeton University, 45 (1), pp.
Toward the end of 2011 he bought in Paris a rare, 21cmhigh Gallo-Roman gilded bronze figure of the god Mercury--it was thought to have been underbid by the Louvre--along with a half dozen works, from Roman earrings to a substantial marble cuirassed torso, at the New York sales.