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[kawrs-lit] /ˈkɔrs lɪt/
corselet (def 2). Unabridged
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  • He happened however to have on his horseman's corslet, so that he was distressed.

  • The son of Priam hit the breastplate of Menelaus's corslet, but the arrow glanced from off it.

    The Iliad Homer
  • "On the trenches already," answered Sexwolf, buckling his corslet of hide.

    Harold, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • I ran him through and found a Giaour corslet under his jacket.

  • One blow he dealt him, piercing his corslet, and making a slight wound.

    Callias Alfred John Church
  • In Homer the shield is of leather, plated with bronze, and of bronze is the corslet.

    Homer and His Age Andrew Lang
  • So far, and not further, the Homeric corslet was serviceable.

    Homer and His Age Andrew Lang
  • The same archer pierces with an arrow the corslet of Diomede (V. 99, 100).

    Homer and His Age Andrew Lang
  • It is more important that no corslet is mentioned in Nestor's arms in his tent.

    Homer and His Age Andrew Lang
  • On the corslet, as we have seen, Mr. Leaf now writes as a disciple of Reichel.

    Homer and His Age Andrew Lang

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