tasset


tasset
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.

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  • Tasset — Tas set, n. [See {Tasse}.] 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. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tasset — Fréquent en Bretagne (22, 56), c est un hypocoristique d Eutasse, variante du nom de baptême Eustache (voir Eustace). Variante : Tassez (59). Avec un autre suffixe : Tassel (22, 76) …   Noms de famille

  • tasset — /tas it/, n. Armor. either of two pieces of plate armor hanging from the fauld to protect the upper parts of the thighs. Also, tace, tasse /tas/. [1825 35; < F tassette, MF tassete, equiv. to tasse pouch ( < MHG tasche lit., pendent object) + ete …   Universalium

  • Tasset — That part of a suit of armour making a skirt of scales or overlapping plates designed to protect hips and thighs …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • tasset — (ta sè) s. m. Voy. troque 2 …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Tasset — Defensive armor for the top of the thigh that covered the area between the cuisses and breastplate …   Medieval glossary

  • tasset — tas·set …   English syllables

  • tasset — /ˈtæsət/ (say tasuht) noun one of a pair of pieces of armour for the upper thighs suspended from the waist plates by straps. Also, tasse. {French tassette, from Middle French tassete, from tasse, from Middle High German tasche pouch} …   Australian English dictionary

  • tasset — noun one of two pieces of armor plate hanging from the fauld to protect the upper thighs • Syn: ↑tasse • Hypernyms: ↑armor plate, ↑armour plate, ↑armor plating, ↑plate armor, ↑plate armour • …   Useful english dictionary

  • Claude Mann — Données clés Nom de naissance Claude Tasset Naissance 22 octobre 1944 Antony (Hauts de Seine) Nationalité Française …   Wikipédia en Français


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