Ju*pon" (?), Jup*pon" (?), n. [F. jupon, fr. jupe skirt, Sp. aljuba a Moorish garment, Ar. jubba.] [Written variously jupe, jump, juppo, etc.]
A sleeveless jacket worn over the armor in the 14th century. It fitted closely, and descended below the hips.
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