- a suit of light half armor or three-quarter armor of the 16th century or later.
- cuirass (def. 1).
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How to use corselet in a sentence
Equipped almost wholly as a soldier, he wore a jacket of iron mail and a corselet of steel.
Sergius' head-piece was gone, but he glanced at his own corselet and then at Decius.The Lion's Brood|Duffield Osborne
Garrard, in his Art of Warre , distinctly says, The fore part of a corselet and a head peece and tasses is the almayne rivet.Armour & Weapons|Charles John Ffoulkes
Should any one entertain so petty a thought, I advise him to open the articulation of the corselet, behind the first pair of legs.More Hunting Wasps|J. Henri Fabre
A black corselet with shoulder pieces, and a feathered steel cap raised Basterga's huge stature almost to the gigantic.The Long Night|Stanley Weyman