cuisse

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noun \ˈkwis\
variants: or less commonly

cuish

play \ˈkwish\

Definition of cuisse

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

Origin and Etymology 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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