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gusset - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'gusset' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Gusset [ n.]
- 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.