kirtle


kir·tle

noun \ˈkər-təl\

Definition of KIRTLE

1
:  a tunic or coat worn by men especially in the Middle Ages
2
:  a long gown or dress worn by women

Origin of KIRTLE

Middle English kirtel, from Old English cyrtel, from Old English *curt short, from Latin curtus mutilated, curtailed — more at shear
First Known Use: before 12th century

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