habergeon

  • 1 Habergeon — Ha*ber ge*on (h[.a]*b[ e]r j[ e]*[o^]n or h[a^]b [ e]r*j[u^]n), n. [F. haubergeon a small hauberk, dim. of OF. hauberc, F. haubert. See {Hauberk}.] Properly, a short hauberk, but often used loosely for the hauberk. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 habergeon — [hab′ər jən] n. 〚ME habergoun < OFr haubergeon, dim. of hauberc: see HAUBERK〛 1. a short, high necked jacket of mail, usually sleeveless 2. HAUBERK * * * hab·er·geon (hăbʹər jən) …

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  • 3 habergeon — [hab′ər jən] n. [ME habergoun < OFr haubergeon, dim. of hauberc: see HAUBERK] 1. a short, high necked jacket of mail, usually sleeveless 2. HAUBERK …

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  • 4 habergeon — noun Etymology: Middle English haubergeoun, from Anglo French haubergeon, diminutive of hauberc hauberk Date: 14th century 1. a medieval jacket of mail shorter than a hauberk 2. hauberk …

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  • 5 habergeon — noun /ˈha.bə.ʤən,həˈbəː.dʒən/ A sleeveless coat of chain mail. Their mightie strokes their haberieons dismayld, / And naked made each others manly spalles [...] …

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  • 6 Habergeon —    An Old English word for breastplate. In Job 41:26 (Heb. shiryah) it is properly a coat of mail; the Revised Version has pointed shaft. In Ex. 28:32, 39:23, it denotes a military garment strongly and thickly woven and covered with mail round… …

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • 7 Habergeon — A sleeveless jacket or short tunic of mail or flexible scale armour. [< OldEngl. healsbeorga = a neck defence] Cf. Hauberk …

    Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • 8 habergeon — n. short coat of mail without sleeves; hauberk (used in medieval period) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 9 habergeon — [ habədʒ(ə)n, hə bə:dʒ(ə)n] noun historical a sleeveless coat of mail or scale armour. Origin ME: from OFr. haubergeon, from hauberc (see hauberk) …

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  • 10 Habergeon — ♦ Mail coat, smaller than a hauberk. (Prestwich, Michael. Armies and Warfare in the Middle Ages: The English Experience, 347) Related terms: Haubergeon, Hauberk …

    Medieval glossary

  • 11 habergeon — hab·er·geon …

    English syllables

  • 12 habergeon — /ˈhæbədʒən/ (say habuhjuhn) noun 1. a short hauberk. 2. any hauberk. Also, haubergeon. {Middle English haubergeon, from Old French, diminutive of hauberc hauberk} …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 13 habergeon — n. hist. a sleeveless coat of mail. Etymology: ME f. OF haubergeon (as HAUBERK) …

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  • 14 hauberg — Hauberk Hau berk (h[add] b[ e]rk), n. [OF. hauberc, halberc, F. haubert, OHG. halsberc; hals neck + bergan to protect, G. bergen; akin to AS. healsbeorg, Icel. h[=a]lsbj[ o]rg. See {Collar}, and {Bury}, v. t.] A coat of mail; especially, the long …

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  • 15 Hauberk — Hau berk (h[add] b[ e]rk), n. [OF. hauberc, halberc, F. haubert, OHG. halsberc; hals neck + bergan to protect, G. bergen; akin to AS. healsbeorg, Icel. h[=a]lsbj[ o]rg. See {Collar}, and {Bury}, v. t.] A coat of mail; especially, the long coat of …

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  • 16 hauberque — Hauberk Hau berk (h[add] b[ e]rk), n. [OF. hauberc, halberc, F. haubert, OHG. halsberc; hals neck + bergan to protect, G. bergen; akin to AS. healsbeorg, Icel. h[=a]lsbj[ o]rg. See {Collar}, and {Bury}, v. t.] A coat of mail; especially, the long …

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  • 17 hawberk — Hauberk Hau berk (h[add] b[ e]rk), n. [OF. hauberc, halberc, F. haubert, OHG. halsberc; hals neck + bergan to protect, G. bergen; akin to AS. healsbeorg, Icel. h[=a]lsbj[ o]rg. See {Collar}, and {Bury}, v. t.] A coat of mail; especially, the long …

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  • 18 haubergeon — [hô′bər jən] n. obs. var. of HABERGEON * * * hau·ber·geon (hôʹbər jən) n. Variant of habergeon. * * * …

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  • 19 haubergeon — variant of habergeon * * * haubergeon, gioun(e, gyon, jeon, joun obs. forms of habergeon …

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  • 20 hau|ber|geon — «H buhr juhn», noun. = habergeon. (Cf. ↑habergeon) …

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