noun Etymology: French Date: 1823 1. a fall of lace or cloth attached to the front of a neckband and worn especially by men in the 18th century 2. a pleated frill of cloth or lace attached down the center front of a woman's blouse or dress

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  • jabot — jabot …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • jabot — [ ʒabo ] n. m. • 1546; prélatin °gaba « gorge d oiseau » → gaver 1 ♦ Poche de l œsophage des oiseaux qui précède le gésier. Jabot du pigeon. 2 ♦ (1680) Ornement (de dentelle, de mousseline) attaché à la base du col d une chemise, d une blouse, et …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Jabot — may be:* Jabot Cosmetics, fictional company * Jabot, Jabot knot for tying an Ascot tie * Jabot, Jabot Airport * Jabot, Jabat Island * Jabot (neckwear) * Jabot (window) …   Wikipedia

  • jabot — JABOT. s. m. La poche des oiseaux, où est receuë la nourriture qu ils prennent. Gros jabot. cet oiseau a bien mangé, il a le jabot plein. il n a rien dans le jabot …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • jabot — (n.) frill of a shirt, 1823, from Fr. jabot grizzard (of a bird), frill on a shirt front (16c.), of unknown origin. Klein suggests a connection with gaver to cram, gorge, and thus ultimately with English jaw …   Etymology dictionary

  • Jabot — Jab ot, n. [F.] 1. Originally, a kind of ruffle worn by men on the bosom of the shirt. [1913 Webster] 2. An arrangement of lace or tulle, looped ornamentally, and worn by women on the front of the dress. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jabot — (fr., spr. Schaboh), 1) Kropf der Vögel; 2) Busenstreif …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Jabot — (franz., spr. schabō), Hemd , Brustkrause an Mannshemden, im 18. Jahrh. üblich; vgl. Halstuch …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Jabot — (frz., spr. schaboh), Hemd , Brustkrause …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • jabot — /ʒa bo/ s.m., fr. [voce di etimo incerto, propr. gozzo degli uccelli ]. (abbigl.) [ornamento femminile (in passato anche maschile) di trina che si applica sul davanti di abiti e camicie] ▶◀ ‖ davantino, pettino, pettorale, pettorina …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • jabot — /fr. ʒaˈbo/ [vc. fr., originariamente «rigonfiamento dell esofago degli uccelli»] s. m. inv. (di camicetta, di vestito femminile) davantino, pettino, pettorina …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

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