Thorax, A mountaine by the Citie Magnesia, where Daphita the grammarian was hanged on a gibet, for making verses against kings: whereof commeth this prouerb, Caue Thorace. Stephanus saith Thorax is a citie of Aetolia, and also of Magnesta.
Lewis and Short: Latin dictionary
thōrax, ācis, m. (but f. Treb. Poll. Claud. 3, 3), = qw/rac,the breast, chest, thorax.I.Lit., in anatomy, Cels. 5, 25, 8; Plin. 27, 7, 28, 49.—II.Transf.A.A defence, armor, or covering for the breast, a breastplate, corselet, cuirass; a doublet, stomacher (syn. lorica), Liv. 4, 20, 7; Suet. Aug. 82; Verg. A. 10, 337; Mart. 7, 1, 1.— Dat. thoracibus, Val. Fl. 3, 87.—Gen. thoracum, Claud. in Ruf. 2, 260.—B.A bust, Treb. Claud. Goth. 3.