Habergeon definition

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A short, sleeveless coat of mail.
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A hauberk.
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A short, high-necked jacket of mail, usually sleeveless.
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(historical) A sleeveless coat of chain mail.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
habergeon
Plural:
habergeons

Origin of habergeon

  • Middle English from Old French hauberjon from hauberc hauberk hauberk

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition