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A piece of chain mail covering a place unprotected by armor plate.  Synonym: voider.
A metal plate used to strengthen a joist.  Synonym: gusset plate.
A piece of material used to strengthen or enlarge a garment.  Synonym: inset.

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"Gusset" Quotes from Famous Books

... other hand, this class of assistance was not without its drawbacks. The girls could never be brought to respect tradition in designing and decorating the armour; they insisted on attaching loops and bows of silk and velvet in any situation pleasing to their taste. Gorget, gusset, basinet, cuirass, gauntlet, sleeve, all alike in the view of these feminine eyes were practicable spaces whereon to sew scraps of ...
— The Return of the Native • Thomas Hardy

Words linked to "Gusset" :   plate, body armour, voider, gusset plate, ring mail, bracing, suit of armour, coat of mail, ring armour, chain mail, ring armor, chain armour, brace, body armor, cataphract, suit of armor, piece of material, garment, mail, piece of cloth, chain armor

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