Origin of tace
variant of tasse; see tasset
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Examples from the Web for taces
The taces also are short, with a deep skirt of mail below them.
The taces are hinged at the side for convenience in putting on and off.
The breastplate is short, and consequently the taces are more numerous than when the breastplate is longer.
The later form of Gothic breastplate is longer, and the taces fewer in number.
In most of the examples which we give of this period, the taces have a mail skirt or fringe attached to the lowest plate.
- a less common word for tasset
Word Origin and History for taces
Latin imperative of tacere "to be silent" (see tacit).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper