Definition of pourpoint
: a padded and quilted doublet
Origin and Etymology of pourpoint
Middle English purpoint, from Anglo-French, from Old French porpoint, adjective, quilted, from Vulgar Latin *perpunctus, past participle of *perpungere to perforate, from Latin per through + pungere to prick, pierce — more at pungent
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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