from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See cuishes.


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  • Do you like frogs legs or are you carrément contre la cuisine des cuisses de grenouilles?

    joyeux - French Word-A-Day

  • They were not wearing full suits of armor, only helmets, breastplates, and cuisses on their legs.

    Secrets of the Tudor Court

  • Let's see what goes into fitting a squirrell for battle: Squirrel armor,16g steel, Helm, Pauldrons and backplate, steel collar, Vambraces, and cuisses.

    It Is Time To Armor Up

  • Do you like frogs legs or are you carrément contre la cuisine des cuisses de grenouilles?

    French Word-A-Day:

  • Moreover, as any damage done to the horse will involve his rider in extreme peril, the horse also should be clad in armour — frontlet, breastplate, and thigh-pieces; 165 which latter may at the same time serve as cuisses for the mounted man.

    On Horsemanship

  • The only parts remaining are the shins and feet, which of course protrude beyond the cuisses, but these also may be armed by the addition of gaiters made of leather like that used for making sandals.

    On Horsemanship

  • Les restes humains - le bas d'un abdomen et deux cuisses - en état de décomposition et appartenant apparemment au même homme, étaient placés entre deux bancs, le long d'une allée du Parc Duden, dans le sud de Bruxelles.

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

  • It was entirely coincidental that, instead of Gerber's Gourmet, WonderBaby dined on cuisses de grenouilles en bechamel that evening.

    Archive 2006-06-18

  • He was clad almost entirely in black armor, apart from the hood upon his head: pauldrons extending over his chest and shoulder blades; gauntlets with long protective cuffs; and tassets to cover the vulnerable spot at the top of his cuisses, where his breastplate ended and his thigh armor began.

    The Black Angel

  • The list above is missing cuisses (thigh armour) 'Ventail' ... there is an aventail, but something is telling me that isn't quite right ....

    roland Diary Entry


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