The hard leather cuirass he wore was cracked down the center.
"The Saracen: Land of the Infidel" by Robert Shea
One man on the right end of the line was dressed in a steel cuirass.
"The Saracen: The Holy War" by Robert Shea
Several of the cuirasses and helmets taken at Waterloo are kept here.
"Our Young Folks at Home and Abroad" by Various
A dint upon the cuirass and the sight of the sword by his side catch his eye and he shudders.
"Graham of Claverhouse" by Ian Maclaren
Altorius XXII clad in robes of scarlet, and a glittering cuirasse that glowed like the evening sun.
"Astounding Stories, February, 1931" by Various
I prefer her cuirassed in pride, armed with a taunt.
"Shirley" by Charlotte Brontë
The old warrior, with extraordinary vigor, climbed upon the logs and searched beneath the cuirass of the corpse.
"Sónnica" by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez
Towards evening, the sound of martial music was again heard; helmets and cuirasses gleamed in the setting sun.
"Hungarian Sketches in Peace and War" by Mór Jókai
The girl had absently divested herself of her cuirass and was walking up and down the room with folded arms.
"The Lion of Janina" by Mór Jókai
The edges of the cuirass at the neck, arms, and belt, were bound with red silk.
"A Struggle for Rome, v. 3" by Felix Dahn
Besides these, they carried shields, and wore cotton cuirasses.
"The Memoirs of the Conquistador Bernal Diaz del Castillo, Vol 1 (of 2)" by Bernal Diaz del Castillo
And, on the foe's huge cuirass proudly trod.
"The Lusiad" by Luís de Camões
The sixth man wore the jewelled cuirass of a noble.
"Black Amazon of Mars" by Leigh Brackett
The iron head of the ponderous weapon struck the center of the Gaul's cuirass, which crunched inward like so much cardboard.
"Triplanetary" by Edward Elmer Smith
At the same instant Maurevel fired, but the ball rebounded from De Mouy's cuirass.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 58, No. 359, September 1845" by Various
We kept the prow of the ship to the storm, and every wave that washed over us made thicker our cuirass of ice.
"The Goddess of Atvatabar" by William R. Bradshaw
Cuirasses of bronze scales were worn by the kings and other leaders.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 1" by Various
This young man, though only playing, has sharply touched the defect in the cuirass.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 15" by Various
He wore a brilliant steel cuirass, and a red turban wrapped around his gilded casque.
"The Abbatial Crosier" by Eugène Sue
Then the clang of iron mail and bronze cuirass resounded through the vaulted corridors.
"Valeria" by William Henry Withrow