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[kawrs-lit] /ˈkɔrs lɪt/
corselet (def 2). Unabridged
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  • Even if the Mycenaeans did not evolve the corslet, there is no reason why, in the Homeric times, it should not have been evolved.

    Homer and His Age Andrew Lang
  • The son of Priam hit the breastplate of Menelaus's corslet, but the arrow glanced from off it.

    The Iliad Homer
  • "On the trenches already," answered Sexwolf, buckling his corslet of hide.

    Harold, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • He happened however to have on his horseman's corslet, so that he was distressed.

  • For him also he wrought a corslet brighter than a flame of fire, and a helmet with a golden crest.

  • I ran him through and found a Giaour corslet under his jacket.

  • Another plan is to maintain that if the poet does not in any case mention a corslet, there was no corslet.

    Homer and His Age Andrew Lang
  • It is more important that no corslet is mentioned in Nestor's arms in his tent.

    Homer and His Age Andrew Lang
  • The same archer pierces with an arrow the corslet of Diomede (V. 99, 100).

    Homer and His Age Andrew Lang
  • On the corslet, as we have seen, Mr. Leaf now writes as a disciple of Reichel.

    Homer and His Age Andrew Lang

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