(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 "tabards" in a sentence
"Â Gamers also deserve a little something under the tree, and for those who play World of Warcraft, Alliance or Horde tabards might be just the gift."
"Note the number of apparent volunteer staff on the information desk and in the galleries, older men in the space display dressed in tabards that are a cross between Star Trek and hospital orderly."
"Odd, then, that only three years ago the Lib Dem home affairs spokesman Chris Huhne told parliament that "tabards with 'Community Payback' written on them" — one of the suggestions for the perp-shaming outerwear — were a "gimmick"."