hauberk

noun hau·berk \ ˈhȯ-(ˌ)bərk \

Definition of hauberk

:a tunic of chain mail worn as defensive armor from the 12th to the 14th century

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Origin and Etymology of hauberk

Middle English, from Anglo-French hauberc, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English healsbeorg neck armor



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