Outer garment made of coarse material worn coat-like by peasants and ordinary town dwellers; later, c. 1420-50, worn as an open garment by a knight over his armour and displaying his armorial bearings. -

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  • tabard — [ tabar ] n. m. • v. 1280; tabar v. 1240; o. i. ♦ Au Moyen Âge, Manteau court, ample, à manches formant ailerons et à fentes latérales, porté sur l armure. ● tabard nom masculin (moyen français tamparion) Manteau porté sur l armure, au Moyen Âge …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • TABARD (M.) — Maurice TABARD 1897 1984 Maurice Tabard, photographe phare des années 1920 et 1930 en France, est mort à Nice le 21 février 1984. Né à Lyon le 12 juillet 1897 dans une famille de soyeux, Maurice Tabard fut initié très jeuneà l’art. À partir de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Tabard — Tab ard, n. [OE. tabard, tabart; cf. Sp. & Pg. tabardo, It. tabarro, W. tabar, LGr. ?, LL. tabardum.] A sort of tunic or mantle formerly worn for protection from the weather. When worn over the armor it was commonly emblazoned with the arms of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tabard — ist: Eine andere Schreibweise für das mittelalterliche Kleidungsstück Tappert Ein berühmtes Pub, das in den Canterbury Tales erwähnt wird Der Name eines britischen U Bootes, siehe HMS Tabard (P342) Di …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tabard — A light vestment, fastening at the side, with short wide sleeves, and ornamented with embroidery. Worn by all classes, both men and women, in the Middle Ages. The garment is now only seen when the Royal Heralds, and others, appear on State… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Tabard — Nom porté dans des régions diverses (69, 23, 50, 39). Variantes : Tabart (80, 12), Tabar (Martinique, Guadeloupe). Voir Tabary …   Noms de famille

  • tabard — (n.) mid 13c., from early Sp. tabardo and O.Fr. tabart (12c.), of unknown origin. Originally a coarse, sleeveless upper garment worn by peasants, later a knight s surcoat (hence the name of the tavern in Canterbury Tales ) …   Etymology dictionary

  • tabard — /tabard/ A short gown; a herald s coat; a surcoat …   Black's law dictionary

  • tabard — [tab′ərd] n. [ME < OFr tabart] 1. a loose jacket of heavy material, sleeved or sleeveless, worn outdoors as by peasants in the Middle Ages 2. a short sleeved, emblazoned cloak worn by a knight over his armor 3. a herald s official coat… …   English World dictionary

  • Tabard — A tabard is a short coat, either sleeveless, or with short sleeves or shoulder pieces, which was a common item of men s clothing in the Middle Ages, usually for outdoors. It might be belted, or not. Tabards might be emblazoned on the front and… …   Wikipedia

  • Tabard — Recorded in many forms including Tabard, Tabord, Tabary, Tabart, Tabert and Tabbitt, this is a surname of French origins. Introduced into England after the famous Norman Invasion of 1066, it derives from the Old French words tabart or tabard ,… …   Surnames reference

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