15th century, in the meaning defined above
Middle English cusseis, plural, from Anglo-French quisez, plural of quissel, from quisse thigh, from Latin coxa hip — more at coxa
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“Cuisse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cuisse. Accessed 16 May. 2022.
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