Garment vs Cotehardie - What's the difference?

garment | cotehardie |


As nouns the difference between garment and cotehardie

is that garment is a single item of clothing while cotehardie is a 14th to 16th-century unisex garment tailored to fit the torso and arms, usually with a row of buttons down the front as well as down each fitted sleeve from the elbow to the wrist women's coathardies trailed on the floor, but those for men could be cut very short.

garment

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A single item of clothing.
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  • *:This new-comer was a man who in any company would have seemed striking.Indeed, all his features were in large mold, like the man himself, as though he had come from a day when skin garments made the proper garb of men.
  • Derived terms

    * touch the hem of someone's garment
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    cotehardie

    English

    Alternative forms

    * coat-hardy

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A 14th to 16th-century unisex garment tailored to fit the torso and arms, usually with a row of buttons down the front as well as down each fitted sleeve from the elbow to the wrist. Women's coathardies trailed on the floor, but those for men could be cut very short.