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Definition of "bliaut" []

  • A women's overgarment worn in twelfth century Western Europe, featuring voluminous skirts and horizontal puckering or pleating across a snugly fitted underbust abdomen (noun)

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Use "bliaut" in a sentence
  • "Her rich and lustrous dark hair was plaited into two long braids over her shoulders, intertwined with cords of gold thread, and lay upon the breast of her purple bliaut stirring and quivering to her long, relaxed breathing as though it had a life of its own."
  • "I wanted to wait until I was done with the bliaut to post pictures of it, so there are now some photos of us at the fair on Flickr."
  • "Despite some rough edges literally that resulted from making the costume so fast, I'm really happy with the bliaut."