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Middle English from Old French hauberc of Germanic origin kwel-1 in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Old French hauberc, of Germanic origin, perhaps Frankish.
Olaf leapt into the sea holding his shield edgeways, so that he sank at once and the weight of his hauberk dragged him down.
The first figure has a knee-length hauberk with integral mail coif and a simple helmet with nasal.
A chain mail hauberk, which had a distinctly dwarven look to it, was laid over the back of a chair.
The chain-mail hauberk of a Knight Templar was long-sleeved with chain-mail hand coverings.
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