tasse (tăs) also tas·set (tăsĭt)
One of a series of jointed overlapping metal splints hanging from a corselet, used as armor for the lower trunk and thighs.
[Possibly French, pouch, from Old French, perhaps ultimately from Vulgar Latin *tasca, task, money pouch; see TASK.]
(click for a larger image)tasse
fitted around the hips
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