Definition of Habergeon

1. Noun. (Middle Ages) a light sleeveless coat of chain mail worn under the hauberk.




Definition of Habergeon

1. n. Properly, a short hauberk, but often used loosely for the hauberk.

Definition of Habergeon

1. Noun. (historical) A sleeveless coat of chain mail. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Habergeon

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Habergeon

habenulopeduncular tract
habenulæ
haberdascher
haberdaschers
haberdash
haberdashed
haberdasher
haberdasheries
haberdashers
haberdashery
haberdashery store
haberdashes
haberdashing
haberdine
haberdines
habergeon (current term)
habergeons
haberlea
haberleas
habilatory
habile
habiliment
habilimented
habiliments
habiline
habilines
habilitate
habilitated
habilitates
habilitating

Literary usage of Habergeon

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1. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1901)
"Chaucer, we see, has made a knight put it on over the habergeon ... See in habergeon. Godfrey arose ; that day he laid aside His ..."

2. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares (1859)
"Chaucer, we see, has made a knight put it on over the habergeon. St-e in habergeon. And donn'da breast-plate fair, of proof untried, Sucli one as foot-шеи ..."

3. The Bible Word-book: A Glossary of Archaic Words and Phrases in the by Jonathan Eastwood, William Aldis Wright (1884)
"'And be ye apparelled or clothed,' saith Paul, 'with the habergeon or coat-armour of justice.' Latimer, Serm. p. 29. ..."

4. Antiquities of the Jews by William Brown, David Jennings (1823)
"Causes of the Jewish wars; number of their armies; degree of efficiency; arms a helmet, breastplate, habergeon, girdle, greaves, sword, shield, battle-ax, ..."

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