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 (zhă-bō′, jăb′ō)
An ornamental cascade of ruffles or frills down the front of a shirt, blouse, or dress.

[French, crop of a bird, jabot, perhaps of Celtic origin.]


(Clothing & Fashion) a frill or ruffle on the breast or throat of a garment, originally to hide the closure of a shirt
[C19: from French: bird's crop, jabot; compare Old French gave throat]


(ʒæˈboʊ, dʒæ-; esp. Brit. ˈʒæb oʊ, ˈdʒæb oʊ)

a decorative ruffle or other gathering of lace or cloth attached at the neckline and extending down the front of a woman's blouse or dress or, formerly, of a man's shirt.
[1815–25; < French: literally, bird's crop]


A ruffle or frill worn at the front of the neck of a shirt or blouse.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jabot - a ruffle on the front of a woman's blouse or a man's shirtjabot - a ruffle on the front of a woman's blouse or a man's shirt
flounce, furbelow, ruffle, frill - a strip of pleated material used as a decoration or a trim
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On her white shirtwaist was a pleated jabot of cheap lace, caught with a large novelty pin of imitation coral.
After Victoria was revealed to have tried setting Ashley up to look like she gave Newman secrets to Jack (Peter Bergman) and Jabot, she was given an ultimatum by Victor (Eric&nbsp;Braden)--either step down from her position as COO of the family company, or leave it completely.
Of course, if you believe that Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a demon succubus in a jabot, you will hate this book, and I hope your child's teacher reads it to them just to spite you.
To illustrate, teacher preparation programs are challenged to develop, adopt and consider efficient methods to train teacher candidates to understand and implement evidence-based practices for teaching and supporting students with exceptionalities (Maheady, Smith, & Jabot, 2014).
When she announces a majority opinion to the court, she dons a bright yellow jabot with small dangling crystals.
Yet most general educators do not know which practices are evidence based, receive few opportunities to use them in teacher preparation or professional development programs, and get little assistance and support in monitoring their impact on student performance (Begeny & Martens, 2006; Bums & Ysseldyke, 2009; Gable, Tonelson, Sheth, Wilson, & Park, 2012; Maheady, Smith, & Jabot, 2013).
Jack got the Abbott family members together to fight Victor, who plans to take over Jabot.
Some active learning approaches that increase student understanding include immediate feedback assessment (Lee & Jabot, 2011); student-led debates (Roy, 2012); and the 1-minute paper, wherein students state the main, most clear, or muddiest point in the lecture (Adrian, 2010).
The idealised neoclassicism of this portrait of a statesman is tempered by an almost Romantic profusion of curling locks, and the liveliness of the carving of his lace jabot and the tasselled ropes securing an elaborately embroidered cloak.
And back in 2011, CBS Consumer Products launched a line of Jabot cosmetics, tied to the fictional company at the center of "The Young and the Restless.
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