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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Corselet \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
2. (Zool.) The thorax of an insect.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: a piece of body armor for the trunk; usually consists of a
breastplate and back piece [syn: corselet, corslet]
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