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chest protector


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n chest protector protective garment consisting of a pad worn in baseball by catchers and by football players
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In literature:

Trina kept the surplus in a chamois-skin sack she had made from an old chest protector.
"McTeague" by Frank Norris
He may be a messenger from the emperor of Austria, and he may be selling flannel chest protectors.
"Where There's A Will" by Mary Roberts Rinehart
Until it is five years old, its wardrobe consists largely of a chest-protector and a pair of shoes.
"The Chinese Boy and Girl" by Isaac Taylor Headland
Then as he struggled with buttons on his shoulder they perceived this flattened horror was in fact a terribly dirty flannel chest-protector.
"The War in the Air" by Herbert George Wells
She agreed with me in the end, and we manufactured one out of an old chest protector.
"Novel Notes" by Jerome K. Jerome
He had two shirts, a chamois leather chest protector, three collars, and three pairs of sleeves.
"The Valet's Tragedy and Other Stories" by Andrew Lang
A fellow'd have to grow some kind of natural chest protector in self-defence.
"The Rules of the Game" by Stewart Edward White
Mine was a handsome, expensive, red-felt chest protector.
"Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland" by Joseph Tatlow
Too heavy flannels are cold-breeders, and chest-protectors inventions of the evil one.
"Preventable Diseases" by Woods Hutchinson
One day a white man, a trader, came with chest protectors to sell to the Indians.
"Woodland Tales" by Ernest Seton-Thompson
The inner portion was also used in making caps, chest-protectors, and similar articles.
"Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc." by George Francis Atkinson
Women tightened up about the throat and dared to wonder whether he wore a chest-protector and asafetida bag.
"Just Around the Corner" by Fannie Hurst
Also for the plaster Venus of Milo he caused to be made a miniature chest-protector.
"Sinister Street, vol. 2" by Compton Mackenzie
There were the red, heart-shaped chest protectors, the frictioning gloves, the bath towels, all hanging in their place.
"Vanitas" by Vernon Lee
On the right a stove, with a banner-screen made out of a richly-embroidered chest-protector.
"Mr Punch's Pocket Ibsen - A Collection of Some of the Master's Best Known Dramas" by F. Anstey
Now, as to chest protectors.
"Health, Happiness, and Longevity" by Louis Philippe McCarty

In news:

Wearing a chest protector and a neck brace at the same time has required some sort of rigging just to get them to fit and work together.
When the first Leatt Brace came out, it wasn't rare to see a chest protector that looked like someone had taken a grinder to the neck area just to get it to fit with the brace.
The company may not have been the first to offer a neck brace, however it does have one of the first dedicated accompanying chest protector s.
I have never been a fan of wearing bulky chest protector s because of the limit on movement.
In fact, most of the time I don't even wear a chest protector .
New Hampshire, November 5, 2012- HRP Limited Edition Flak Jak IMS RC Mayhem is the first chest protector designed by HRP Sports using the New Rivet Construction (RC) IMS Padding system.
The air bladders are separated from the rider's body by a vacuum-molded foam liner (like those on most chest protectors ).
What's more, the K- Rib works with just about anything-neck braces, other chest protectors, riding jackets, hydration packs, fanny packs, whatever.