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[haw-ber-juh n, hab-er, huh-bur-juh n]
noun Armor.
  1. a short, sleeveless coat of mail.
  2. hauberk.
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Also ha·ber·geon [hab-er-juh n, haw-ber-, huh-bur-juh n] /ˈhæb ər dʒən, ˈhɔ bər-, həˈbɜr dʒən/.
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Historical Examples of haubergeon

  • In war they cover the doublet with an haubergeon, a glaon, a large hat of iron, and other armour usual in that country.

    Early Travels in Palestine

    Arculf et al.

  • When the mailed frock and chausses were joined, the union was called the haubergeon.

British Dictionary definitions for haubergeon


  1. a variant of habergeon
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