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Noun: gusset  gú-sit
  1. A piece of chain mail covering a place unprotected by armour plate
    - voider
     
  2. A metal plate used to strengthen a joist
    - gusset plate
     
  3. A piece of material used to strengthen or enlarge a garment
    - inset

Derived forms: gussets

Type of: brace, bracing, chain armor [US], chain armour [Brit, Cdn], chain mail, mail, piece of cloth, piece of material, plate, ring armor [US], ring armour [Brit, Cdn], ring mail

Part of: body armor [US], body armour [Brit, Cdn], cataphract, coat of mail, garment, suit of armor [US], suit of armour [Brit, Cdn]

Encyclopedia: Gusset