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n. - A man's tight jacket, worn in Europe from about 1400 to the middle 1600s.

Usage examples (37)
  • John has a red hat and cape, a gray blue doublet with blue cuffs, red trousers and gray stockings.
  • Here Pons paused to hold up to scorn my new scarlet satin doublet — a wondrous thing of which I had been extravagant.
  • "That," said Henry, "is what they call a doublet, and I should say that it is the finest one belonging to Captain Alvarez.
  • The lower part of the doublet is a skirt falling just above the knees. for more
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