gam·​be·​son | \ ˈgambəsən, -bəzən\
plural -s

Definition of gambeson

: a medieval garment of stuffed and quilted cloth or leather originally worn under the hauberk as a pad but later used alone as a defensive garment

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History and Etymology for gambeson

Middle English gambesoun, from Middle French gambeson, gambeison, from Old French, augmentative of gambais, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German wamba belly

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