Ciclatoun
Ciclatoun Cic"la*toun`, n. [Of. ciclaton.] A costly cloth, of uncertain material, used in the Middle Ages. [Obs.] [Written also {checklaton}, {chekelatoun}.] [1913 Webster]

His robe was of ciclatoun, That coste many a Jane. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]


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  • checklaton — Ciclatoun Cic la*toun , n. [Of. ciclaton.] A costly cloth, of uncertain material, used in the Middle Ages. [Obs.] [Written also {checklaton}, {chekelatoun}.] [1913 Webster] His robe was of ciclatoun, That coste many a Jane. Chaucer. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chekelatoun — Ciclatoun Cic la*toun , n. [Of. ciclaton.] A costly cloth, of uncertain material, used in the Middle Ages. [Obs.] [Written also {checklaton}, {chekelatoun}.] [1913 Webster] His robe was of ciclatoun, That coste many a Jane. Chaucer. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Checklaton — Check la*ton, n. 1. Ciclatoun. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. Gilded leather. [Obs.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chekelatoun — Chek e*la*toun , n. See {Ciclatoun}. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cyclas — Cy clas (s? kl?s), n. [Cf. {Ciclatoun}.] A long gown or surcoat (cut off in front), worn in the Middle Ages. It was sometimes embroidered or interwoven with gold. Also, a rich stuff from which the gown was made. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shecklaton — Sheck la*ton, n. [Cf. {Ciclatoun}.] A kind of gilt leather. See {Checklaton}. [Obs.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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