any of a series of jointed, metal plates forming a skirtlike protection of armor for the lower trunk and thighs
Origin of tasseMFr, purse, pouch
One of a series of jointed overlapping metal splints hanging from a corselet, used as armor for the lower trunk and thighs.
Origin of tassePossibly French, pouch, from Old French, perhaps ultimately from Vulgar Latin *tasca, task, money pouch; see task.
fitted around the hips