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  • n. A defensive garment formerly in use for the body, made of cloth stuffed and quilted.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as gambison.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A garment worn originally under the habergeon, made sometimes of leather, sometimes of thick stuff, and even wadded, to guard against bruises which might result from blows received upon the mail.

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