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cuisse

noun \ˈkwis\

Definition of CUISSE

:  a piece of plate armor for the front of the thigh — see armor illustration

Variants of CUISSE

cuisse also cuish \ˈkwish\

Origin of CUISSE

Middle English cusseis, plural, from Anglo-French quisez, plural of quissel, from quisse thigh, from Latin coxa hip — more at coxa
First Known Use: 15th century

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