noun \ˈtas\

Definition of TASSE

:  one of a series of overlapping metal plates in a suit of armor that form a short skirt over the body below the waist — see armor illustration

Origin of TASSE

Middle English, from Middle French dialect (Artois, Flanders) taisse, tasse purse, pouch
First Known Use: 15th century


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