Complete Definition of "jazerant"

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Noun
jazerant
#A coat of defense made of small plates of metal sewn upon linen or the like. Also, this kind of armor taken generally; as, a coat of jazerant.
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#:*1786: The jazerant, is according to Du Cange, a sort of military vestment. ... But what was the specific distinction of a jazerant seems at present uncertain. — Francis Grose, A Treatise on Ancient Armour and Weapons, page 15.

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