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cuirass

 [kwe-ras´]
a covering for the chest.

cui·rass

(kwē-ras'),
The anterior surface of the thorax in relation to symptoms or disease changes.
[Fr. cuirasse, a breastplate]

cuirass

(kwē-răs′) [Fr. cuirasse, breastplate]
A firm bandage around the chest.
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You can debate Space Force all you want, but whatever the new logo is, you can bet your cuirass it won't have a mizzen, dexter fluke, Phrygian cap or esponton.
Nul n'a su filmer la foule (la masse anonyme), la mettre dans le cadre, la modeler selon les besoins esth?tiques et dramaturgiques que F.Lang dans [beaucoup moins que]M?tropolis[beaucoup plus grand que], Charlie Chaplin dans [beaucoup moins que]les Temps modernes[beaucoup plus grand que] et Eisenstein dans [beaucoup moins que]Octobre[beaucoup plus grand que] et dans [beaucoup moins que]le Cuirass? Potemkine[beaucoup plus grand que].
Minerva's actions of disrobing and placing her war instruments (helmet, cuirass, gorget, and shield) on the floor recall similar successful actions of another deity, Venus, the Goddess of Love, who astutely disarmed Mars, the God of War, allowing Cupid and his companions to play with Mars's martial arms, as seen in the Roman marble copy of Disarmed Venus of the second century but restored in the sixteenth century (Fig.
Public indignation meets a cuirass of divided responsibility that scatters a shock which would have stretched iniquity prone.
Next, there is Elfride's fashionable, lightly-boned cuirass bodice.
The deities whom Young takes for Siva are the Lokapala, who are generally represented on animal vehicles; whilst the archangel Michael whom Andrade would like to identify in the figure of a god with a sword and cuirass who is threatening a demon already thrown to the ground and trampled under his feet is probably one of the very numerous terrorizing gods (K'ro bo) who are never absent from the entrances to temples.
Muscled cuirass, front and back plates secured at the side by leather straps, most commonly worn by Roman officers.
Additionally, the French noun cuirass 'a piece of armour for the body (originally of leather); spec.
In defiance of the equatorial heat, and seemingly of all common sense, he was dressed in the high-collared ceremonial uniform of Her Britannic Majesty's 1st Life Guards, complete with glistening cuirass, crested helmet, gauntlets and high boots.
The military touch featured in the Oldham-Franklin wedding echoes in The Sound and the Fury in the "V-shaped silver cuirass" that proudly adorned the elder Jason's chest during his daughter's wedding (82).
Thanks to Dr Morehouse the Tolson has on show a cuirass (or breastplate) worn by Richard Horsfall of Storthes Hall while fighting on the Royalist side at Pontefract in 1645-6 and a cannon ball (not on display) said to have come from the Earl of Newcastle's Royalist army while harassing the Holmfirth district.
In the draft of a sermon Hopkins writes: "Breast plate, cuirass of justice--covers nearly whole man and in partic.