Definition of cotehardie
: 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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