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hab·er·geon(hăb′ər-jən) also hau·ber·geon (hô′-)
1. A short, sleeveless coat of mail.
2. A hauberk.
[Middle English, from Old French hauberjon, from hauberc, hauberk; see hauberk.]
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(Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) a light sleeveless coat of mail worn in the 14th century under the plated hauberk
[C14: from Old French haubergeon a little hauberk]
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|Noun||1.||habergeon - (Middle Ages) a light sleeveless coat of chain mail worn under the hauberk|
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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