an old English word for breastplate, appears in the Auth.Vers. as the rendering of two Heb. terms: שַׁריָה, shir.yah'(Job 41:26, where it is named by zeugma with offensive weapons), or שַׁריוֹן, shiryon'(2Ch 26:14; Ne 4:16), a coat of mail (as rendered in 1Sa 17:5,38); and תִּחֲרָא, tachara' (Ex 28:32; Ex 39:23), a military garment, properly of linen strongly and thickly woven, and furnished around the neck and breast with a mailed covering (see Herod. 2, 182; 3:47; and comp. the λινοθώρηξ of Homer, II. 2, 529, 830). (See Smith's Dict. of Class. Antiq. s.v. Lorica.) SEE ARMOR.

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Definition of habergeon

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