Definition of "tabard" [tab•ard]

  • (noun) A short, heavy cape of coarse cloth formerly worn outdoors.
  • (noun) A tunic or capelike garment worn by a knight over his armor and emblazoned with his coat of arms.
  • (noun) A similar garment worn by a herald and bearing his lord's coat of arms.
  • (noun) An embroidered pennant attached 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."

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