[kawr-suh-let for 1; kawrs-lit for 2]
Also, corselette. a woman's lightweight foundation garment combining a brassiere and girdle in one piece.
Also, corslet. Armor.
a suit of light half armor or three-quarter armor of the 16th century or later.
cuirass ( def 1 ).

1490–1500; < Middle French, equivalent to cors bodice, body + -elet -let Unabridged
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corselet (ˈkɔːslɪt)
1.  Also spelt: corslet a piece of armour for the top part of the body
2.  a one-piece foundation garment, usually combining a brassiere and a corset
[C15: from Old French, from cors bodice of a garment, from Latin corpus body]

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Dart tags were inserted into the corselet and tied to the probe to secure the transmitter.
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