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
Rhymes with pourpoint
aslant, bacchant, bacchante, bezant, courante, decant, descant, displant, eggplant, enceinte, enchant, explant, extant, face-plant, fire ant, formant, gallant, Gallant, gas plant, grandaunt, houseplant, ice plant, implant, incant, jade plant, land grant, leadplant, levant, Levant, musk plant, pieplant, pissant, plainchant, preplant, recant, red ant, replant, savant, seed plant, snow plant, supplant, transplant, white ant
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