- a suit of light half armor or three-quarter armor of the 16th century or later.
- cuirass (def. 1).
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Saint George tore off his corselet, and exposed to view the green dragon on his bosom.
Come,” cried Saint James, “let us after the savage beasts, and win the corselet!
It was, in fact, a medieval corselet of finest steel mesh, capable of turning an elephant bullet.Tutt and Mr. Tutt|Arthur Train
I will do it; but will wear the corselet and buckle on my sword.Chit-Chat; Nirvana; The Searchlight|Mathew Joseph Holt
He is able to pierce a corselet with his eye; he talks like a knell, and his hum is a battery.Essays sthetical|George Calvert