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haubergeon

[ haw-ber-juhn, hab-er, huh-bur-juhn ]
/ ˈhɔ bər dʒən, ˈhæb ər, həˈbɜr dʒən /
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noun Armor.
a short, sleeveless coat of mail.
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Also ha·ber·geon [hab-er-juhn, haw-ber-, huh-bur-juhn]. /ˈhæb ər dʒən, ˈhɔ bər-, həˈbɜr dʒən/.

Origin of haubergeon

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English haubergeun, haubergoun(e), from Old French hauberjon, a derivative of haubert + suffix -on; see origin at hauberk, -oon

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British Dictionary definitions for haubergeon

haubergeon
/ (ˈhɔːbədʒən) /

noun
a variant of habergeon
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