- A small piece of cloth inserted in a garment, for the
purpose of strengthening some part or giving it a tapering enlargement. - Anything resembling a gusset in a garment - A small piece of chain mail at the openings of the joints
beneath the arms. - A kind of bracket, or angular piece of iron, fastened in
the angles of a structure to give strength or stiffness; esp., the part
joining the barrel and the fire box of a locomotive boiler. - An abatement or mark of dishonor in a coat of arms,
resembling a gusset.