Definition of Gambesons

1. Noun. (plural of gambeson) ¹



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Definition of Gambesons

1. gambeson [n] - See also: gambeson

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gambesons

gamay
gamays
gamb
gamba
gambada
gambade
gambades
gambado
gambadoed
gambadoes
gambados
gambas
gambe
gambes
gambeson
gambesons (current term)
gambet
gambets
gambetta
gambettas
gambia
gambias
gambiers
gambir
gambirs
gambison
gambisons
gambist
gambists

Literary usage of Gambesons

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1. Outre-mer: A Pilgrimage Beyond the Sea by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1893)
"A band of Moorish knights gayly arrayed in gambesons of crimson silk, with scarfs of blue and jewelled ..."

2. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"The foot-soldiers and attendants were protected mainly by gambesons, but the knight strove to cover every portion of his body with metal armor. ..."

3. The Archaeological Journal by Council, British Archaeological Association, Central Committee (1877)
"... coats were made more ornamental than ordinary gambesons, and this is confirmed by the present example which has a collar ornamented with roundels, ..."

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