The cuisses are similarly composed of plates set horizontally and decorated vertically.
The leg-armour—jambs, genouillres, cuisses—is entirely of plate.
They wear helmets, coats of mail, and cuisses, and their horses even are armed.
The cuisses are laminated, and reach to about the middle of the thigh.
The tassets, cuisses, and gauntlets display the same decoration as the rest of the armour.
When the tassets were discarded about the end of the sixteenth century the cuisses were laminated in this way from waist to knee.
The old term for cuisses, the pieces of armour which protected the thighs.
The "taslets" of Dugald Dalgetty were thigh pieces (cuisses), as in seventh to sixth century Greek art.
His thighs and legs are defended on the outside by cuisses and greaves of the same material.
Their riders had cuirasses and cuisses of the same materials, and helmets of burnished iron.