Dictionary

pourpoint

noun pour·point \ˈpr-ˌpint, -ˌpwant\

Definition of POURPOINT

:  a padded and quilted doublet

Origin of POURPOINT

Middle English purpoint, from Anglo-French, from Old French porpoint, adjective, quilted, from Vulgar Latin *perpunctus, past participle of *perpungere to perforate, from Latin per through + pungere to prick, pierce — more at pungent
First Known Use: 14th century

Browse

2 ENTRIES FOUND:
Next Word in the Dictionary: pour pointPrevious Word in the Dictionary: pour plateAll Words Near: pourpoint
July 04, 2015
stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears