Definition of tabard
: a short loose-fitting sleeveless or short-sleeved coat or cape: such asa : a tunic worn by a knight over his armor and emblazoned with his armsb : a herald's official cape or coat emblazoned with his lord's armsc : a woman's sleeveless outer garment often with side slits
Origin and Etymology of tabard
Middle English, from Anglo-French
First Known Use: 14th century
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