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hauberk (plural hauberks)
- A coat of mail; especially, the long coat of mail of the European Middle Ages, as contrasted with the habergeon, which is shorter and sometimes sleeveless.
- 1786, Francis Grose, A Treatise on Ancient Armour and Weapons, page 14:
- 1909, Charles Henry Ashdown, European Arms & Armor, page 65:
- The hauberk was to the Norman what the byrnie was to the Saxon, the chief method of bodily defence.