Breast-plate

  • 1 breast|plate — «BREHST PLAYT», noun. 1. a) a piece of armor worn over the chest: »Smote…through breastplate and through breast (Macaulay). b) Figurative: »... the breastplate of righteousness (Ephesians 6:14). 2. a strap or straps passing across the breast of a …

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  • 2 breast·plate — /ˈbrɛstˌpleıt/ noun, pl plates [count] : a piece of metal that covers a person s chest and that was part of the protective clothing (called armor) that soldiers wore in the past …

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  • 3 breast-plate — …

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  • 4 Breast Force — The Breast Force (or BrestForce as noted on the packaging of the associated toys) is the name given to an elite force of Decepticon from the Japanese exclusive Transformers series . [http://www.tfu.info/subgroup/breastforce.htm] Transformers:… …

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  • 5 breast drill — noun a portable drill with a plate that is pressed against the chest to force the drill point into the work • Hypernyms: ↑drill * * * noun : a portable drill with a plate that is pressed by the breast in forcing the drill against the work * * * a …

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  • 6 breast — Synonyms and related words: Chateaubriand, affront, antagonize, bag, ballocks, balls, basket, battle, beard, beat against, beat up against, being, blade roast, bones, boob, boobs, bosom, brave, breast the wave, breasts, bring before, bring… …

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  • 7 plate — Synonyms and related words: Chateaubriand, alveolar ridge, anodized aluminum, antepast, armor, backing, bibliofilm, billhead, bipack, black and white film, blade roast, book stamp, bookplate, brand, breast, bridgework, brisket, broad arrow,… …

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  • 8 breast drill — noun Date: 1857 a portable drill with a plate that is pressed by the breast in forcing the drill against the work …

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  • 9 King plate — von Coborn Jackey aus dem Museum von Young …

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  • 10 Silver plate — Silver Sil ver, a. 1. Of or pertaining to silver; made of silver; as, silver leaf; a silver cup. [1913 Webster] 2. Resembling silver. Specifically: (a) Bright; resplendent; white. Silver hair. Shak. [1913 Webster] Others, on silver lakes and… …

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  • 11 breastplate — breast•plate [[t]ˈbrɛstˌpleɪt[/t]] n. 1) her a piece of plate armor for protecting the front of the torso 2) jud a) a vestment worn on the chest of the Jewish high priest, ornamented with 12 precious stones representing the 12 tribes of Israel b) …

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  • 12 breastplate — breast|plate [ˈbrestpleıt] n a leather or metal protective covering worn over the chest by soldiers during battles in the past …

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  • 13 breastplate — breast|plate [ brest,pleıt ] noun count a piece of metal that soldiers wore in the past to protect their chests …

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  • 14 Cuirass — This article is about a type of armour. For details of cavalry wearing cuirasses, see cuirassier. For information about cuirass ventilation, see iron lung. An 1854 cuirass worn by the French Cuirassiers …

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  • 15 Armour — (or armor) is protective covering, most commonly manufactured from metals, to prevent damage from being inflicted to an individual or a vehicle through use of direct contact weapons or projectiles, usually during combat. While early armour tended …

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  • 16 Golden plates — In Latter Day Saint theology, the golden plates (also called the gold plates or in some 19th century literature, the golden Bible ) [Use of the terms golden bible and gold Bible by both believers and non believers dates from the late 1820s. See,… …

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  • 17 Brassiere — This article is about the female undergarment. For the restaurant, see Brasserie …

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  • 18 Breastplate — Breast plate , n. 1. A plate of metal covering the breast as defensive armor. [1913 Webster] Before his old rusty breastplate could be scoured, and his cracked headpiece mended. Swift. [1913 Webster] 2. A piece against which the workman presses… …

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  • 19 Mithraic mysteries — Double faced Mithraic relief. Rome, 2nd to 3rd century AD. Louvre Museum The Mithraic Mysteries were a mystery religion practised in the Roman Empire from about the 1st to 4th centuries AD. The name of the Persian god Mithra, adapted into Greek… …

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  • 20 pectoral — 1. adjective a) Of or pertaining to the breast, or chest; as, the pectoral muscles. Clad in red robes and a gold pectoral cross, Agostini finally lowered his gaze as he crossed the marble floor. b) Relating to, or good for, diseases of the chest… …

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