Corse"let (k?rs"l?t), n. [F., dim. of OF. cors. F. corps, body. See Corse.]
Armor for the body, as, the body breastplate and backpiece taken together; -- also, used for the entire suit of the day, including breastplate and backpiece, tasset and headpiece.
The thorax of an insect.
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