Etymology
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corselet (n.)

also corslet, "plate armor for the body," 1560s, from French corselet, a double diminutive of cors "body," from Latin corpus "body" (from PIE root *kwrep- "body, form, appearance"). For sense development, compare bodice.

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Definitions of corselet

corselet (n.)
a piece of body armor for the trunk; usually consists of a breastplate and back piece;
Synonyms: corslet
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