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- n. A kind of pouch worn at the girdle.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A kind of pouch formerly worn at the girdle.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A pouch or bag carried at the side, whether slung from the shoulder or suspended from the belt; especially, the pilgrim's pouch.
A purse, called a gipser, dangles from his thin belt.
"Illuminating Fashion: Dress in the Art of Medieval France and the Netherlands" includes over 50 illuminated medieval and Renaissance manuscripts, as well as printed books, and will tell you what a gipser and kirtle were.
Also bulbous are his sleeves, large "bag hat," and gipser purse.
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