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."