hauberk

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hau·berk

 (hô′bərk)
n.
A long tunic made of chain mail.

[Middle English, from Old French hauberc, of Germanic origin; see kwel- in Indo-European roots.]

hauberk

(ˈhɔːbɜːk)
n
(Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) a long coat of mail, often sleeveless
[C13: from Old French hauberc, of Germanic origin; compare Old High German halsberc, Old English healsbeorg, from heals neck + beorg protection, shelter]

hau•berk

(ˈhɔ bɜrk)

n.
a medieval tunic of chain mail worn for defense.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Old French hauberc, earlier halberc < Frankish *halsberg=*hals neck (see hawse) + *berg protection (see harbor)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hauberk - a long (usually sleeveless) tunic of chain mail formerly worn as defensive armorhauberk - a long (usually sleeveless) tunic of chain mail formerly worn as defensive armor
chain armor, chain armour, chain mail, ring armor, ring armour, ring mail, mail - (Middle Ages) flexible armor made of interlinked metal rings
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