Tailor vs Cotehardie - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between tailor and cotehardie

is that tailor is a person who makes, repairs, or alters clothes professionally, especially suits and men's 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.

As a verb tailor

is to make, repair, or alter clothes.

tailor

English

(wikipedia tailor)

Alternative forms

* tailour (obsolete)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A person who makes, repairs, or alters clothes professionally, especially suits and men's clothing.
  • (Australia) The fish .
  • Derived terms

    * tailorbird * tailoress * tailor-fashion * tailor-made * tailor's chalk * tailor's dummy

    Synonyms

    * (fish ) bluefish

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To make, repair, or alter clothes.
  • To make or adapt (something) for a specific need.
  • To restrict (something) in order to meet a particular need
  • .

    References

    * Australian Fish and How to Catch Them , Richard Allan, Landsdowne Publishing, 1990, ISBN 1-86302-674-6.

    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.