Definition of Breastplate

1. Noun. Armor plate that protects the chest; the front part of a cuirass.




Definition of Breastplate

1. n. A plate of metal covering the breast as defensive armor.

Definition of Breastplate

1. Noun. A piece of armor that covers the chest. ¹

2. Noun. A piece of horse tack designed to prevent the saddle slipping backwards. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Breastplate

1. [n -S]

Breastplate Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Breastplate Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Breastplate

breastfeeds
breastful
breastfuls
breasthook
breasticle
breasticles
breasting
breastings
breastknot
breastknots
breastless
breastlike
breastmilk
breastpin
breastpins
breastplate (current term)
breastplated
breastplates
breastpoint
breastrail
breastrails
breastroke
breastrope
breastropes
breasts
breaststroke
breaststroked
breaststroker
breaststrokers
breaststrokes

Literary usage of Breastplate

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

1. The Englishman's Hebrew and Chaldee Concordance of the Old Testament by George V. Wigram (1866)
"24,2t>. ends of the breastplate. 28. they shall bind (Ae breastplate — that the breastplate be not loosed 29. children of Israel in (Ae breastplate of 30. ..."

2. Religious Thought in England, from the Reformation to the End of Last by John Hunt (1870)
"Puts on reason as the ' sacerdotal breastplate. ... To take away reason, More says, is to despoil the priest of his breastplate; and, worse still, ..."

3. Homer and His Age by Andrew Lang (1906)
"A corpse in Grave V. at Mycenae had, however, a golden breastplate, ... Another corpse had a plain gold breastplate with the nipples indicated.1 These ..."

4. History and mystery of precious stones by William Jones (1880)
"The shekinah in the breastplate gleamed with a sombre darkness that came over the stones (in one account it was a special stone, the sapphire, ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Breastplate

Search for Breastplate on Dictionary.com!Search for Breastplate on Thesaurus.com!Search for Breastplate on Google!Search for Breastplate on Wikipedia!

Search