Meaning of “breastplate” in the English Dictionary

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"breastplate" in British English

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breastplatenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbrest.pleɪt/ us /ˈbrest.pleɪt/

a piece of armour (= metal military clothing worn in the past) that protects the chest

(Definition of “breastplate” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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