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jupon


jupon


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jupon  \Ju*pon"\,  Juppon  \Jup*pon"\,  n.  [F.  jupon,  fr  jupe 
  skirt,  Sp  aljuba  a  Moorish  garment,  Ar  jubba.]  [Written 
  variously  {jupe},  {jump},  {juppo},  etc.] 
  1.  A  sleeveless  jacket  worn  over  the  armor  in  the  14th 
  century.  It  fitted  closely,  and  descended  below  the  hips. 
  --Dryden. 
 
  2.  A  petticoat.  --Halliwell. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gipoun  \Gi*poun"\,  n.  [See  {Jupon}.] 
  A  short  cassock.  [Written  also  {gepoun},  {gypoun},  {jupon}, 
  {juppon}.]  [Obs.]