bliaut

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English[edit]

Statue of a woman wearing a bliaut.

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Etymology[edit]

Old French bliaut, from Frankish *blidat

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Noun[edit]

bliaut (plural bliauts)

  1. A women's overgarment worn in twelfth century Western Europe, featuring voluminous skirts and horizontal puckering or pleating across a snugly fitted underbust abdomen

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French, from Frankish

Noun[edit]

bliaut m (plural bliauts)

  1. bliaut

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Frankish

Noun[edit]

bliaut m (oblique plural bliauz, nominative singular bliauz, nominative plural bliaut)

  1. bliaut