noun \ˈh-(ˌ)bərk\

Definition of HAUBERK

:  a tunic of chain mail worn as defensive armor from the 12th to the 14th century

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Origin of HAUBERK

Middle English, from Anglo-French hauberc, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English healsbeorg neck armor
First Known Use: 14th century


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