Demisuit

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Demisuit (Mil. Antiq) A suit of light armor covering less than the whole body, as having no protection for the legs below the thighs, no vizor to the helmet, and the like.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n demisuit The suit of light armor common in the fifteenth century and later. In its later form it was without jambes or other leg-de-fenses than tassets, and often without iron gauntlets, thus closely resembling the corselet. See corselet, 3.
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