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Noun: backplate  'bak,pleyt
  1. Plate armour protecting the back; worn as part of a cuirass

Derived forms: backplates

Type of: armor plate [US], armor plating [US], armour plate [Brit, Cdn], armour plating [Brit, Cdn], plate armor [US], plate armour [Brit, Cdn]

Part of: cuirass

Encyclopedia: Backplate