jupon


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jupon

(ˈʒuːpɒn)
n
(Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) a short close-fitting sleeveless padded garment, used in the late 14th and early 15th centuries with armour. Also called: gipon
[C15: from Old French, from Old French jupe; see jumper1]
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He had thrown off his green jerkin, and his chest was covered only by a pink silk jupon, or undershirt, cut low in the neck and sleeveless.
If it is expected to wear a denim shirt with a denim jeans, do the unexpected and wear the denim shirt with a pink ballerina jupon.
Badreya Al Alawai, 25, who works with the Ministry of Culture, started a fashion boutique in Riffa with her sister Sara, 29, called Jupon.
Badreya Khaled Al Alawi, owner of Jupon Tailoring, specialised in designing and sale of traditional Abaya and Jallabiyas, said that this is her second participation with Tamkeen's support through Tarweej Programme.
L'ensemble complet a emprunte des accessoires a d'autres cultures : l'ebasi (modele) europeen, le jupon togolais et l'echarpe igbo du Nigeria, jetee avec elegance sur l'epaule gauche.
Given the law's historic co-optation of concepts from the health care field to increase its coercive power over women, the reliance of Beetz Jupon the tradition and history of state interest in foetal viability and preservation to add legitimacy to its criminalization of abortion is problematic, to say the least: see Carol Smart, Feminism and the Power of Law (London: Routledge, 1989) regarding the interaction of medical knowledge regarding the viability of the foetus with the criminalization of abortion.
La mere Rollet la couvrit d'un jupon et resta debout pres d'elle.
Germany may have slumped to a shock defeat in Euro 2008 but Star Of Germany shone in the selling handicap chase to gain revenge on his recent conqueror Jupon Vert, who set a fierce pace but paid for it on changed going.
His third behindWild Power and Jupon Vert reads well and if he runs to form, the race looks at his mercy.
HAVING finished runner-up on his last two outings Jupon Vert deserves a change of luck.
Jupon Vert can capitalise on his recent good form by lifting the Malsar Kest Handicap Chase at Fontwell today, writes Anita Chambers.
Leighton Aspell's mount threw down his challenge on the run to the last and stayed on well to beat Jupon Vert by seven lengths.