houppelande

houppelande

[hoop-lahnd, -land]
noun
(in the Middle Ages) a robe or long tunic, belted or with a fitted bodice, usually having full trailing sleeves and often trimmed or lined with fur.
Also, houpelande.


Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English hopeland < Middle French < ?

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