Great numbers of corselets and headpieces were worn in the Napoleonic wars.
The King of men, stripping their corselets, bared Their shining breasts, and left them.
She could distinguish them by their corselets, their fustian skirts, their foot-gear.
The corselets furnished to the Swiss pike-men by the Milanese appear also to have been of this pattern.
The same day he sent me a present of two corselets, made in the island fashion of plaited fibre, heavy and strong.
His corselets were of polished steel richly ornamented, studded with gold nails, and lined with crimson velvet.
But he held them all in readiness below about the gates, with their corselets on and carrying only swords in their hands.
Helmets and corselets gleamed bravely from their pegs, suggesting that they were animated by heroic souls.
So he set out from Zubu to Matan at midnight, with sixty men, in corselets and helmets.
Those were very trifling obstacles; luckily, fashion does not decree that our ladies must be clad in corselets of steel!