Definition of Jabot

1. Noun. A ruffle on the front of a woman's blouse or a man's shirt.

Generic synonyms: Flounce, Frill, Furbelow, Ruffle



Definition of Jabot

1. n. Originally, a kind of ruffle worn by men on the bosom of the shirt.

Definition of Jabot

1. Noun. A cascading or ornamental frill down the front of a blouse, shirt, etc. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Jabot

1. a decoration on a shirt [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jabot

jabbingly
jabbings
jabble
jabbled
jabbles
jabbling
jabby
jabers
jabiru
jabirus
jaboncillo
jaborandi
jaborandis
jaborine
jaborosalactol
jabot (current term)
jaboticaba
jaboticaba tree
jaboticabas
jabots
jabroni
jabs
jabuticaba
jabuticabas
jacal
jacales
jacals
jacamar
jacamars
jacana

Literary usage of Jabot

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1. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"jabot or Cravat of Pillow-made Lace of Fantastic Floral Design, the Ground of Which is Composed of Little Flowers and Leaves Arranged Within Small Openwork ..."

2. Early American Painters: Illustrated by Examples in the Collection of the by John Hill Morgan, New-York Historical Society (1920)
"... embroidered waistcoat with green and pink floral design, white silk stockings, white stock and jabot, white frilled shirt, white cuff ruffles. ..."

3. The New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences ...by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society, Robert Gray Mayne by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society, Robert Gray Mayne (1882)
"... by burning green vitriol, iron sulphate. Crop. (Sax. frapp; Du. trop, from krop- pctt, to cram, to grow to a round head. F. jabot ; I. gozzo ; S. buche ..."

4. Boyer's French Dictionary: Comprising All the Additions and Improvements of by Abel Boyer, William Bentley Fowle (1835)
"BOSOM, л. le sein, cordialité,/, cœur, m. Bosom of a shirt, le jabot d'une chemise. BOSOM, fa cacher dans le sein, tenir secret. ..."

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