codpiece definition

  • noun:
    • A pouch within crotch associated with the tight-fitting breeches donned by males into the fifteenth and 16th hundreds of years.
    • an integral part of male clothe themselves in front of breeches to pay for a man genitals, occasionally made very conspicuous in former times.
    • A conspicuous security for male genitals in a suit of dish armor.
    • an integral part of male wear front side associated with breeches, previously made extremely conspicuous.
    • In medieval male outfit, a part of the hose pipe in the front, in the split associated with the feet, made free or perhaps in the type of a flap, or perhaps in some cases independently connected: it had been rendered required because of the extreme tightness of the garment from about 1475 to 1550.
    • In carriage-trimming, a half-circle within reduced front place of a carriage top cast solid using the side-quarter or sewed on: accustomed cover slat-irons and prop-post.
    • (15th-16th century) a flap for the crotch of men's tight-fitting breeches

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