habergeon

noun ha·ber·geon \ ˈha-bər-jən ; hə-ˈbər-jē-ən , -jən \

Definition of habergeon

1 : a medieval jacket of mail shorter than a hauberk
2 : hauberk

Origin and Etymology of habergeon

Middle English haubergeoun, from Anglo-French haubergeon, diminutive of hauberc hauberk


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