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Meaning of "hauberk" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD HAUBERK

From Old French hauberc, of Germanic origin; compare Old High German halsberc, Old English healsbeorg, from heals neck + beorg protection, shelter.
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PRONUNCIATION OF HAUBERK

hauberk  [ˈhɔːbɜːk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HAUBERK

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Hauberk is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HAUBERK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

hauberk

Hauberk

A hauberk is a shirt of mail. The term is usually used to describe a shirt reaching at least to mid-thigh and including sleeves. Haubergeon generally refers to a shorter variant with partial sleeves, but the terms are often used interchangeably.

Definition of hauberk in the English dictionary

The definition of hauberk in the dictionary is a long coat of mail, often sleeveless.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HAUBERK


artwork
ˈɑːtˌwɜːk
berk
bɜːk
burk
bɜːk
burke
bɜːk
cirque
sɜːk
dirk
dɜːk
framework
ˈfreɪmˌwɜːk
homework
ˈhəʊmˌwɜːk
housework
ˈhaʊsˌwɜːk
jerk
dʒɜːk
kirk
kɜːk
merk
mɜːk
network
ˈnɛtˌwɜːk
paperwork
ˈpeɪpəˌwɜːk
patchwork
ˈpætʃˌwɜːk
Pet.
pɜːk
teamwork
ˈtiːmˌwɜːk
Turk
tɜːk
wickerwork
ˈwɪkəˌwɜːk
work
wɜːk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HAUBERK

haubergeon
haubois
haud
haud your wheesht!
hauf
haugh
Haughey
haughtier
haughtiest
haughtily
haughtiness
haughty
Hauhau
haul
haul off
haul queen
haul someone over the coals
haul up
haulage
haulage company

WORDS THAT END LIKE HAUBERK

berserk
clean-and-jerk
clerk
county clerk
de Klerk
desk clerk
erk
file clerk
filing clerk
junior clerk
knee jerk
law clerk
mail clerk
nerk
parish clerk
perk
senior clerk
shipping clerk
town clerk
zerk

Synonyms and antonyms of hauberk in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «hauberk» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HAUBERK

Find out the translation of hauberk to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of hauberk from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «hauberk» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

外套
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cota
570 millions of speakers

English

hauberk
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

hauberk
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

hauberk
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

кольчуга
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cota de malha
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বর্মবিশেষ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

haubert
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Hauberk
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Gittergewand
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ホーバーク
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

갑옷
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Hauberk
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

áo giáp bằng chỉ sắt
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

hauberk
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हयुबिक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

zırh yelek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

usbergo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

hauberk
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

кольчуга
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

platoșă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μακρά πανόπλοια
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

maliënkolder
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hauberk
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

hauberk
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of hauberk

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HAUBERK»

The term «hauberk» is regularly used and occupies the 80.458 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HAUBERK» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about hauberk

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HAUBERK»

Discover the use of hauberk in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hauberk and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Rusted Hauberk: Feudal Ideals of Order and Their Decline
These essays question the very rubric of the feudal ideal, demonstrating that in historical and legal practice, and in imaginative and didactic writing, a breach often exists between ideal and practice.
Liam O. Purdon, Cindy L. Vitto, 1994
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War and Combat, 1150-1270: The Evidence from Old French ...
During the twelfth century the sleeves of the hauberk became longer, reaching to the wrist, and mail mittens could be attached. The mail hood or coij also became an integral part of the garment. A hauberk of this type could have contained as ...
Catherine Hanley, 2003
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Knight of Outremer AD 1187-1344
Take this one at once, and then your armour, lance and sword and hauberk with its surcoat. Let the horse be well tested and not an inferior one; and put on it a good saddle and bridle and a really good peytral [breast-strap securing the saddle] ...
‎1996
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Medieval Scandinavian Armies (2): 1300-1500
A simple and rather old-fashioned mail hauberk has long sleeves but no mittens. Beneath his hauberk he has a padded soft armour or gambeson and a darker coloured woolen tunic. Over his linen surcoat the knight has a rope-like waist cord ...
David Lindholm, David Nicolle, 2003
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Middle English Dictionary
(2) l028: Pe hauberk was all reed of rust, Hys platys dykke and swyde just. (c) cl450(cl380) Chaucer HF 7l9: Hir [Fame's] paleys. . stant eke in so juste a place That every soun mot to hyt pace. (d) (al420) Lydg. TB 2.l746: This Anthenor hap first ...
Hans Kurath, Robert E. Lewis, 1969
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Chaucer and Array: Patterns of Costume and Fabric Rhetoric ...
(lines 863–65) Thopas dons, over his habergeon, yet another body protection – a hauberk.56 But a knight, as Blair writes, would wear either a “hauberk or haubergeon” [my emphasis]; Thopas apparently wears both.57 The confusion is  ...
Laura F. Hodges, 2014
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Early Secular Effigies in England: The Thirteenth Century
3.4.2 The hauberk and the representation of mail. Leg defences and other pieces of armour The hauberk is a coat of mail completely covering the trunk and arms and reaching to about the knees, where a little split is sometimes seen.
H. A. Tummers, 1980
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The House of the Wolfings
“Hearken therefore as to the Hauberk: I wot well that it is for no light matter that thou wouldst have me bear thy gift, the wondrous hauberk, into battle; I deem that some doom is wrapped up in it; maybe that I shall fall before the foe if I wear it not ; ...
9
The Florida of the Inca
had with the Indians of Apalache, the Campmaster Luis de Moscoso was struck in the right side by an arrow which penetrated a leather jacket and the hauberk which he wore underneath as well. This particular hauberk was so highly ...
Garcilaso de la Vega, 2010
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Arthurian and Other Studies: Presented to Shunichi Noguchi
Hauberk. and. Helm. in. Malory's. Le. Morte. Darthur. DEREK BREWER Armour and weapons are intrinsic to medieval romance and romantic history. Malory's Le Morte Darthur is inconceivable without them, for knight-errantry is of the essence  ...
Shunʼichi Noguchi, Takashi Suzuki, Tsuyoshi Mukai, 1993

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HAUBERK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term hauberk is used in the context of the following news items.
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Ayres forges ahead at the market
One of his first efforts was weaving a green “hauberk” or frock and painting it green. After that, he was coined the “green knight” and his hauberk ... «Sequim Gazette, Jul 15»
2
Major League Baseball now owns 27 of the 30 actual team name …
Where now are the horse and the rider? Where is the horn that was blowing? Where is the helm and the hauberk, and the bright hair flowing? «NBCSports.com, Feb 15»
3
Musterbrand is Finally Letting Us Wear The Witcher
And if you're the brave sort, why not go sleeveless with the Wolf Hauberk, a sweater-vest-but-not-sweater-vest that pays homage to one of ... «The Koalition, Nov 14»
4
IRON ROSE Blacksmith Burchett shows mettle in melding metal into …
A hauberk is a chain mail coat worn over padding and is designed to keep swords and other pointed objects from penetrating the body. «The Daily Star-Journal, Jun 14»
5
Cartoonist's work is black, white and read all over
"The hauberk over his armor was the American flag and the blanket under the saddle was the South Vietnamese flag." An ARVN (Army of the ... «Statesman Journal, May 14»
6
Review – Diablo III: Reaper of Souls makes a pretty good (and …
Don your spectral boneweave hauberk of the mind, arm yourself with an energizing beach tusk of agony, and start gutting yourself some ... «Financial Post, Mar 14»
7
Chivalry 'Black Knight' Mod Turns Decapitation Into Just a Flesh …
He catches the opening between my helm and hauberk, sending my head sailing into a nearby stream. But I'm not defeated yet. My headless ... «Wired, Mar 14»
8
Nuns Kick Ass
The mauled face of a soldier stared up at him with one eye gouged and half its flesh shorn away, his hauberk was torn through like fabric, links ... «Bleeding Cool News, Nov 13»
9
The legend of the dragon slayer
The knight is in chain mail, with hauberk (neck protector), coif (close-fitting cap), surcoat (mantle worn over armour) and gauntlets. He holds a ... «Grimsby Telegraph, Oct 13»
10
placing weapon in hand in attack animations
So a "Hauberk" armor would have to be modeled for each type (race, gender). This is because a husky male Orc needs a more broad-chested ... «GameDev.net, Jul 13»

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« EDUCALINGO. Hauberk [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/hauberk>. Jun 2020 ».
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