Associations to the word «Habergeon»

Wiktionary

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

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope