from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A kind of quilted vest or tunic, made of taffeta or leather, worn under the habergeon or coat of mail to save the body from bruises, and sometimes worn alone like a buffcoat; in later times, a corselet or cuirass of plate-armor. See gambeson.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete A stuffed jacket worn under the mail, or (later) a jacket plated with mail.

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  • noun An aketon.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb regulate one's behavior in accordance with certain information, ideas, or advice
  • verb carry further or advance


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