habergeon


ha·ber·geon

noun \ˈha-bər-jən; hə-ˈbər-jē-ən, -jən\

Definition of HABERGEON

1
:  a medieval jacket of mail shorter than a hauberk
2
:  hauberk

Origin of HABERGEON

Middle English haubergeoun, from Anglo-French haubergeon, diminutive of hauberc hauberk
First Known Use: 14th century

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