Gambison : Definition

Gambison

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Pronunciation : Gam"bi*son
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [OF. gambeson, gambaison, fr. gambais, wambais, of German origin: cf. MHG. wambeis, G. wams doublet, fr. OHG. wamba, stomach. See Womb.]
Definition : Defn: A defensive garment formerly in use for the body, made of cloth stuffed and quilted.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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