from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A type of short doublet or tunic with sleeves, sometimes worn beneath armour.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A kind of doublet; a jacket.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A kind of doublet or cloak with sleeves, in use in England from the fourteenth to the sixteenth century.
Origin uncertain; perhaps from pall + -ock, though the T is unexplained. Compare paletot. (Wiktionary)