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Webster

English Word:

tabard


English Pronunciation:

tab•ard


Noun:


⇨Etymology

(Old English) tabard, tabart; confer (Spanish) & (Portuguese) tabardo, (Italian) tabarro, (Welsh) tabar, (Low Greek) , (Late Latin) tabardum.


⇨Definition

A sort of tunic or mantle formerly worn for protection from the weather. When worn over the armor it was commonly emblazoned with the arms of the wearer, and from this the name was given to the garment adopted for heralds. [Spelt also taberd.]

In a tabard he [the Plowman] rode upon a mare. Chaucer.



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Wiktionary

Etymology:

From Old French tabart


Noun:

tabard (plural tabards) A silk banner attached to a bugle or trumpet. A woman's or girl's sleeveless jerkin or loose overgarment. (obsolete) A sleeveless garment made of coarse cloth formerly worn outdoors by the common people. (obsolete) A cape or tunic worn by a knight, emblazoned with the coat of arms of his king or queen on the front. (obsolete) A similar garment officially worn by a herald and emblazoned with his sovereign's coat of arms.


Anagrams:

batard


Reference:

tabard

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