Associations to the word «Habergeon»


HABERGEON, noun. (historical) A sleeveless coat of chain mail.

Dictionary definition

HABERGEON, noun. (Middle Ages) a light sleeveless coat of chain mail worn under the hauberk.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats