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tasse

 (tăs) also tas·set (tăs′ĭt)
n.
One of a series of jointed overlapping metal splints hanging from a corselet, used as armor for the lower trunk and thighs.

[Possibly French, pouch, from Old French, perhaps ultimately from Vulgar Latin *tasca, task, money pouch; see task.]

tasset

(ˈtæsɪt) ,

tasse

or less commonly

tace

n
(Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) a piece of armour consisting of one or more plates fastened on to the bottom of a cuirass to protect the thigh
[C19: from French tassette small pouch, from Old French tasse purse]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tasset - one of two pieces of armor plate hanging from the fauld to protect the upper thighstasset - one of two pieces of armor plate hanging from the fauld to protect the upper thighs
armor plate, armor plating, armour plate, plate armor, plate armour - specially hardened steel plate used to protect fortifications or vehicles from enemy fire
body armor, body armour, cataphract, coat of mail, suit of armor, suit of armour - armor that protects the wearer's whole body
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