pourpoint

pourpoint

(ˈpʊəˌpɔɪnt)
n
(Historical Terms) a man's stuffed quilted doublet of a kind worn between the Middle Ages and the 17th century
[C15: from Old French, from pourpoindre to stick, from pour- variant of par-, from Latin per through + poindre to pierce, from Latin pungere to puncture]
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Monsieur rode a little steady-paced horse, equipped with a large saddle of red Flemish velvet, with stirrups in the shape of buskins; the horse was of a bay color; Monsieur's pourpoint of crimson velvet corresponded with the cloak of the same shade and the horse's equipment, and it was only by this red appearance of the whole that the prince could be known from his two companions, the one dressed in violet, the other in green.
The lusty knight, on the other hand, was clad in the very latest mode, with cote-hardie, doublet, pourpoint, court-pie, and paltock of olive-green, picked out with pink and jagged at the edges.
The nanoparticles combust more rapidly than larger particles and enable better control over the reaction and the rocket's thrust, according to Timothee Pourpoint, a research assistant professor in the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
It is considered a green propellant, producing essentially hydrogen gas and aluminum oxide," Pourpoint said.
13) "J'ai chez moi un garcon qui, pour monter un rhingrave, est le plus grand genie du monde; et un autre, qui pour assembler un pourpoint, est le heros de notre temps.
Sa taille vigoureuse etait prise dans un pourpoint de couleur brune; un petit poignard cisele lui battait sur la cuisee gauche, et il roulait des regards langoureusement en decouvrant es dents blanches.
Je peux dire, en ce qui me concerne, que je garde pour relique un morceau d'etoffe de son pourpoint.
Nous pourrions inscrire en exergue de chacune de ses pieces le mot du papier cousu dans le pourpoint de Pascal: 'Grandeur de l'ame humaine'.
Guillot also rides the other Godolphin runner, the filly Beautiful Canyon, in the Prix de Pourpoint over the same trip.
The ideal vessel was well furnished with armor and weapons: coats of mail, pourpoints (padded doublets), cuirasses (body armor), shields, helmets, knives, daggers, spades, axes, clubs, and lances (some with iron hooks to attack enemies who tried to board the ship).