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Definition of Cuisses

cuisse
Cuish Cuish (kw?s), n. [F. cuisse thigh, fr. L. coxa hip: cf. F. cuissard, OF, cuissot, armor for the thigh, cuish. Cf. Hough.] Defensive armor for the thighs. [ Written also cuisse, and quish.]

Meaning of Cuisses from wikipedia

- below could avoid these defenses. Thus, cuisses were worn on the thighs to protect from such blows. Padded cuisses made in a similar way to a gambeson were...
- leggings or plate cuisses. During the fifteenth century poleyns developed an articulated construction that attached to the cuisses and schynbalds or greaves...
- The Wing or the Thigh, from the French L'aile ou la cuisse (French pronunciation: ​[lɛ.lu.la.kɥis]) is a 1976 French comedy film directed by Claude Zidi...
- On a volé la cuisse de Jupiter (literally Jupiter's thigh was stolen) is a French movie released in 1980, starring Annie Girardot, Philippe Noiret and...
- the 16th century onward, the t****ets were sometimes integrated with the cuisses to create fully articulated leg defenses that continued from the lower...
- century as part of transitional armour, where it was also used to form cuisses and rerebraces. While a few complete suits of armour have been found made...
- mail was made only as cuisses, but soon by the beginning of 16th century plated mail was utilized in both pauldrons and cuisses, as they could better...
- reference to a horse's rump. As a military term, the word quijote refers to cuisses, part of a full suit of plate armour protecting the thighs. The Spanish...
- them. Frog legs are eaten by humans in many parts of the world. French cuisses de grenouille or frog legs dish is a traditional dish particularly served...
- that frogs were known as Alouettes de Carême (Lenten larks). Frog legs or cuisses de grenouille are a traditional dish particularly found in the region of...
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