Definition for HAB'ER-GE-ON

HAB'ER-GE-ON, n. [Fr. haubergeon; Norm. hauberiom; Arm. hobregon. It has been written also haberge, hauberk, &c., G. halsberge; hals, the neck, and bergen, to save or defend; It. usbergo.]

A coat of mail or armor to defend the neck and breast. It is formed of little iron rings united, and descended from the neck to the middle of the body. Encyc.

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