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Meaning of CORSELET

Pronunciation:  `korsu'let

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a piece of body armor for the trunk; usually consists of a breastplate and back piece
 

CORSELET is a 8 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: corslet
 
 See Also: body armor, body armour, cataphract, coat of mail, suit of armor, suit of armour

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Corse"let\ (k?rs"l?t), n. [F., dim. of OF. cors. F.
corps, body. See {Corse}.]
1. Armor for the body, as, the body breastplate and backpiece
   taken together; -- also, used for the entire suit of the
   day, including breastplate and backpiece, tasset and
   headpiece.

2. (Zo["o]l.) The thorax of an insect.

 

 

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