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Meaning of TASSE

Pronunciation:  tas

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  one of two pieces of armor plate hanging from the fauld to protect the upper thighs

TASSE is a 5 letter word that starts with T.


 Synonyms: tasset
 See Also: armor plate, armor plating, armour plate, body armor, body armour, cataphract, coat of mail, plate armor, plate armour, suit of armor, suit of armour



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Tasse\, n. [OF. tassette.]
A piece of armor for the thighs, forming an appendage to the
ancient corselet.

Note: Usually the tasse was a plate of iron swinging from the
      cuirass, but the skirts of sliding splints were also
      called by this name.