shabrack

noun

shab·​rack
variants or less commonly shabraque
ˈshaˌbrak
plural -s
: a saddlecloth often of goatskin formerly used by European light cavalry

Word History

Etymology

German & French; French schabraque, from German schabracke, from Hungarian csáprág, from Turkish çaprak

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“Shabrack.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shabrack. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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