Definition of "tasse" [tasse]

  • One of a series of jointed overlapping metal splints hanging from a corselet, used as armor for the lower trunk and thighs. (noun)

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Use "tasse" in a sentence
  • "Entasser ... yes, that makes more sense, I thought, noticing how "tasse" (cup) finds its way into the word."
  • "Entasser... yes, that makes more sense, I thought, noticing how "tasse" cup finds its way into the word."
  • "It appeared in the _Museum_, 1790. tassie = _a cup_; _Fr. _ 'tasse'"