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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First Known Use of hauberk

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hauberk

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

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