cotehardie

cotehardie

[koht-ahr-dee, -hahr-]
noun
(in the Middle Ages) a close-fitting outer garment with long sleeves, hip-length for men and full-length for women, often laced or buttoned down the front or back.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English < Old French: literally, bold coat

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