Definition of "jabot" [‖Jab•ot]

  • An ornamental cascade of ruffles or frills down the front of a shirt, blouse, or dress. (noun)
  • A frill or ruffle on the breast or throat of a garment, originally to hide the closure of a shirt (noun)

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Use "jabot" in a sentence
  • "I must have some lace, and I think James’s jabot is the direction to go."
  • "The jabot is full of double yo’s, with a clearly readable sign."
  • "My immediate knitting future – not jabot, not jack ..."