ju·​pon | \ jüˈpän \
plural -s

Definition of jupon

: a tight-fitting garment like a shirt often padded and quilted and worn under medieval armor also : a late medieval jacket similar to the surcoat

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History and Etymology for jupon

Middle English iopoun, iupone, iopon, from Middle French jupon, from Old French jupe

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“Jupon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jupon. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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