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  • 61 Cuirassed — Cui*rassed (kw[ e]*r[.a]st or kw[=e] r[a^]st), a. 1. Wearing a cuirass. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l) Having a covering of bony plates, resembling a cuirass; said of certain fishes. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 62 Cuirassier — Cui ras*sier (kw? r?s s?r ), n. [F. cuirassier. See {Curass}.] (Mil.) A soldier armed with a cuirass; especially, a soldier of the heaviest cavalry, wearing a cuirass only when in full dress. Milton. [1913 Webster Webster 1913 Suppl.] || …

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  • 63 Curat — Cu rat (k? r?t), n. [See{Cuirass}.] A cuirass or breastplate. [Obs.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 64 Hoplite — The word hoplite (Greek: polytonic|ὁπλίτης hoplitēs ; pl. polytonic|ὁπλίται hoplitai ) derives from hoplon (polytonic|ὅπλον, plural hopla polytonic|ὅπλα), meaning an item of armour or equipment, thus hoplite may approximate to armoured man .… …

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  • 65 Diomedes — This article is about the hero of the Trojan War. For other uses, see Diomedes (disambiguation). Diomedes, King of Argos a statue by Kresilas from ca. 430 BC. Glyptothek, München …

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  • 66 Iron lung — [ Rancho Los Amigos Hospital, California. 1953] An iron lung is a large machine that enables a person to breathe when normal muscle control has been lost or the work of breathing exceeds the person s ability. It is a form of medical ventilator.… …

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  • 67 Grande Armée — La Grande Armée Active 1805–15 Country …

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  • 68 Body armour — was the manufactured use of various materials to provide rigid and dense protection layer to an individual s body surface in combat. As such it could be improvised or designed, partial or fully covering, from light weight to one that is extremely …

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  • 69 Nanban trade — For the Indian film, see Nanban (film). History of Japan The Samurai Hasekura Tsunenaga in Rome in 1615, Coll. Borghese, Rome. Paleolithic 35,000–14,000 BC Jōmon period 14,000–300 BC …

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  • 70 Cuisses — External images Mid 14th century splinted cuisses[1] …

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  • 71 Lorica — is a Latin word literally meaning body armour and may refer to:* A number of types of Roman armour: **Lorica hamata, a hauberk of mail **Lorica manica, armguard **Lorica musculata, a cuirass **Lorica plumata, a shirt of ribbed scales resembling… …

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  • 72 Battle of Strasbourg — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of Strasbourg partof=the Roman Alamanni conflict caption=Coin showing (obverse) head of Julian (emperor 361 3) with diadem and (reverse) soldier bearing standard holding kneeling captive by the hair and… …

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  • 73 Heavy cavalry — is the late 19th century misnomer for Cavalry [p.490, Lynn] , troops that from the late 17th to late 19th centuries usually wore armour and were mounted on largest available cavalry horses [p.60, Roemer] , as opposed to light cavalry, in which… …

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  • 74 Battle of Coutras — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of Coutras caption= date=20 October, 1587 place=Coutras, Gironde France result= Huguenot victory, death of Anne, Duke of Joyeuse combatant1=Huguenots combatant2=Royal Army (Catholics) commander1=Henry of… …

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  • 75 Linothorax — The linothorax was a type of armour used by the Ancient Greeks from the Mycenaean Period through to the Classical Period. The linothorax is first recorded in Homer s Iliad but the extent to which it was used can not be determined. The linothorax… …

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  • 76 Armoured cavalry — can refer to several different general types of troops. During the Ancient period and the Middle Ages in Europe armoured cavalry referred to any horse mounted troops that used chain mail or plate armour for protection, and often added this to… …

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  • 77 Saadi (poet) — Muslih ud Din Mushrif ibn Abdullah Shirazi Saadi in a Rose garden, from a Mughal manuscript of the Gulistan, ca. 1645 Full name Muslih ud Din Mushrif ibn Abdullah Shirazi Born 1184 CE Died 1 …

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  • 78 Augustus of Prima Porta — Sculpture title=Prima Porta Augustus artist=Anonymous year=1st century type=White Marble city=Rome museum=Vatican MuseumsAugustus of Prima Porta is a 2.04m high marble statue of Augustus Caesar which was discovered on April 20, 1863 in the Villa… …

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  • 79 Battle of Radcot Bridge — Radcot Bridge, Oxfordshire, England, was the scene of a battle (19 December 1387) between troops loyal to Richard II, led by court favourite Robert de Vere, and an army captained by Henry Bolingbroke, Earl of Derby. BackgroundThe previous year… …

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  • 80 List of medical roots, suffixes and prefixes — This is a list of roots, suffixes, and prefixes used in medical terminology, their meanings, and their etymology. There are a few rules when using medical roots. Firstly, prefixes and suffixes, primarily in Greek, but also in Latin, have a… …

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