Definition of Jupon

1. n. A sleeveless jacket worn over the armor in the 14th century. It fitted closely, and descended below the hips.



Definition of Jupon

1. Noun. A close-fitting sleeveless jacket, descending below the hips, worn over armour. ¹

2. Noun. A petticoat. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Jupon

1. a tunic [n -S] - See also: tunic

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jupon

juntas
junto
juntocracy
juntoes
juntos
juonniite
jupati
jupati palm
jupatis
jupaty
jupe
juped
jupes
juping
jupiter
jupon (current term)
jupons
juppon
juppons
jura
jura-trias
jural
jurally
jurant
jurants
jurat
juratory
jurats
jurbanite

Literary usage of Jupon

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1. Decorative Heraldry: A Practical Handbook of Its Artistic Treatment by George William Eve (1908)
"jupon OF THE BLACK. PRINCE (FRONT VIEW). posed than the "leopards" of the arms, the crest appears as though the materials of its structure and the ..."

2. Heraldry, Ancient and Modern: Including Boutell's Heraldry by Charles Boutell, S. T. Aveling (1890)
"jupon FROM THE EFFIGY OF SlR EDMUND DB THORPE, ... Hundreds of examples of the short or ordinary jupon remain; amongst these may be mentioned that on the ..."

3. Companion to English History (middle Ages) by Francis Pierrepont Barnard (1902)
"The body was clad in a mail hauberk, of which a small portion appeared below the quainted edge of the jupon, the latter often being embellished with the ..."

4. Archaeologia Cambrensis by Cambrian Archaeological Association, Thomas Rowland Powel, Donald Moore (1874)
"Over the breastplate the short close-fitting surcoat called the jupon is worn, the skirts of the jupon are bordered by a row of oak leaves. ..."

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