(French) haubergeon a small hauberk, diminutive of (Old French) hauberc, (French) haubert. See Hauberk.
Properly, a short hauberk, but often used loosely for the hauberk. Chaucer.
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habergeon (plural habergeons) (historical) A sleeveless coat of chain mail. 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, II.vi: Their mightie strokes their haberieons dismayld, / And naked made each others manly spalles . 1611, Bible, Authorized (King James) Version, Nehemiah 4:16: And it came to pass from that time forth, that the half of my servants wrought in the work, and the other half of them held both the spears, the shields, and the bows, and the habergeons; and the rulers were behind all the house of Judah.
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