pourpoint

noun pour·point \ ˈpu̇r-ˌpȯint , -ˌpwant \

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


pour point

noun

Definition of pour point

: the lowest temperature at which a substance flows under specified conditions

First Known Use of pour point

1922

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