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chausses

(ʃəʊs)
n
(Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) (functioning as singular) a tight-fitting medieval garment covering the feet and legs, usually made of chain mail
[C15: from Old French chauces, plural of chauce leg-covering, from Medieval Latin calcea, from Latin calceus shoe, from calx heel]
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