jabot

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noun ja·bot \zha-ˈbō, ˈja-ˌbō\

Definition of jabot

  1. 1 :  a fall of lace or cloth attached to the front of a neckband and worn especially by men in the 18th century

  2. 2 :  a pleated frill of cloth or lace attached down the center front of a woman's blouse or dress

Origin and Etymology of jabot

French


First Known Use: 1823

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