cotehardie

noun cote·har·die \(ˈ)kōt¦ärdē, -ōt¦ä-, -ōt¦hä-\

Definition of cotehardie

plural

-s

  1. :  a long-sleeved medieval garment that was usually thigh-length and belted for men and full-length for women and that was made to fit closely often by buttoning or lacing

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Origin and Etymology of cotehardie

Middle French cote hardie, literally, bold tunic


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