A sleeveless coat of mail or scale armor.
More example sentences
- Paying a craftsman to make a fitted habergeon from scratch would have cost even more.
- And they had habergeons of iron.
- The hauberk and its short-sleeved diminutive - the habergeon - would continue in use, but it is clear that additions to this protection were being acquired by those who could afford them.
Middle English: from Old French haubergeon, from hauberc (see hauberk), originally denoting a garment protecting the neck; compare with Dutch halsberg.
Definition of habergeon in:
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