(noun) A short,heavycape of coarseclothformerlywornoutdoors.
(noun) A tunic or capelike garmentworn by a knightoverhisarmor and emblazoned with hiscoat of arms.
(noun) A similargarmentworn by a herald and bearinghislord'scoat of arms.
(noun)Anembroideredpennantattached to a trumpet.
(noun) a sleeveless or short-sleeved jacket, esp one worn by a herald, bearing a coat of arms, or by a knight over his armour
Use "tabard" in a sentence
"Over it the tabard was a bright splash of colour, the striking hippogriff of Marimme's crest picked out in bright scarlet with touches of gold, prancing over a curve of blue-green representing the sea."
"I was gonna look up "tabard", but then I decided to look up "modest"."
"She wore a simple short-sleeved dress, with a kind of tabard that covered most of it."