Associations to the word «Tabard»


TABARD, noun. A silk banner attached to a bugle or trumpet.
TABARD, noun. A woman's or girl's sleeveless jerkin or loose overgarment.
TABARD, noun. (obsolete) A sleeveless garment made of coarse cloth formerly worn outdoors by the common people.
TABARD, noun. (obsolete) A cape or tunic worn by a knight, emblazoned with the coat of arms of his king or queen on the front.
TABARD, noun. (obsolete) A similar garment officially worn by a herald and emblazoned with his sovereign's coat of arms.

Dictionary definition

TABARD, noun. A short sleeveless outer tunic emblazoned with a coat of arms; worn by a knight over his armor or by a herald.

Wise words

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