Definition of Tasset

1. Noun. One of two pieces of armor plate hanging from the fauld to protect the upper thighs.


Definition of Tasset

1. n. A defense for the front of the thigh, consisting of one or more iron plates hanging from the belt on the lower edge of the corselet.

Definition of Tasset

1. Noun. A defense for the front of the thigh, consisting of one or more iron plates hanging from the belt on the lower edge of the corselet. ¹

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Definition of Tasset

1. a piece of plate armor for the upper thigh [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tasset

tast
tastable
tastant
tastants
taste
taste-maker
taste-tester
taste blindness

Literary usage of Tasset

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1. The United Service Magazine by Arthur William Alsager Pollock (1837)
"He came forward to lighi his pipe, and Peter tasset, deponent, ... Peter tasset at this instant called out, " We are lost," and rung the bell. ..."

2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"Hence tasset. Cf. sabre- tosh.] Same as fasset. North, tr. of Plutarch, p. .... See boll-worm. tasset (tas'et), ii. [< OF. fossette, a tasset, dim. of tasse ..."

3. Paris in 1789-94: Farewell Letters of Victims of the Guillotine by John Goldworth Alger (1902)
"Born at Chartres in 1732, the son of an expert wood-carver who made flutes, tasset, at six years of age, gave lessons on the flute; at sixteen he held ..."

4. The Road to Li├Ęge: The Path of Crime, August 1914 by Gustave Somville (1916)
"tasset, Philipp, 23 years. ... Jean-Henri, his son, tasset, Anne, nee Chapelier, 32 years. 19 years. ... Joseph Smeets; Marie Bosch, wife of tasset; ..."

5. Ancient Memorial Brasses by Edward T. Beaumont (1913)
"Between the Mail Skirt and tasset periods there was a brief transitional time, ... The tasset or Elizabethan Period The tasset or Elizabethan period began ..."

6. Orderly Book of Capt. Ichabod Norton of Col. Mott's Regiment of Connecticut by Ichabod Norton, Robert O. Bascom (1898)
"Jonathan and John tasset, Leut. Rufis pary, Jonathan Wright, Mathew Lyon, were tried For Deserting ... Jonathan & John tasset, Leut. John Wright & Leut. ..."

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