chausses

plural noun
\ˈshōs\

Definition of chausses 

1 : a medieval tight-fitting garment worn by men to cover the legs and feet and sometimes the body below the waist

2 : the early medieval armor of linked mail that fitted like chausses

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History and Etymology for chausses

French, plural of chausse, from Medieval Latin calcea, from Latin calceus shoe, from calc-, calx heel

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