Definition of Cuirasses

1. Noun. (plural of cuirass) ¹

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Definition of Cuirasses

1. cuirass [v] - See also: cuirass

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cuirasses

cuffo
cuffs
cuffy
cui bono
cuica
cuicas
cuif
cuifs
cuigeals
cuinage
cuing
cuir-bouilli
cuish
cuishes
cuisinart
cuisinarts
cuisine
cuisines
cuisse
cuisser
cuissers
cuisses
cuit

Literary usage of Cuirasses

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The geography of Herodotus by James Talboys Wheeler (1854)
"Assyrian costume of linen cuirasses, helmets of brazen network, ... Median costume of tiaras, variously-coloured cuirasses, breastplates of iron scales, ..."

2. A Brief Historical Relation of State Affairs from September 1678 to April 1714 by Narcissus Luttrell (1857)
"This days Dutch post advises, from Turin, that 3000 cuirasses, (being back, brest, and head peice for troopers,) bought there for service of the pope, ..."

3. A Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of the Most Eminent Dutch, Flemish, and by John Smith (1831)
"On the right side, and front, are two cuirasses, a shield, and a saddle, on the ground ; a helmet, with a plume of feathers, and an arm-piece, ..."

4. Cavalry: Its History, Management, and Uses in War by Jean Roemer (1863)
"... and Figure 39 another, which is set with scales, and has leathern pendants faced with woven wire, to protect the abdomen and thighs. Some cuirasses were ..."

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