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Alternative forms[edit]


Old French jazerant.


jazerant (plural jazerants)

  1. 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.
    • 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.

Old French[edit]


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jazerant m, f

  1. jazeraint


jazerant m (oblique plural jazeranz or jazerantz, nominative singular jazeranz or jazerantz, nominative plural jazerant)

  1. jazerant, jazeraint