Usage examples for habergeon

  1. Quoth Bard the first: " Sir Olaf, the good knight, did don His helm and eke his habergeon ..." – Browning and the Dramatic Monologue by S. S. Curry
  2. He is never out of hearing; and if at any time they be put to the worst, he, if possible, comes in to help them; and of him it is said, " The sword of him that layeth at him cannot hold; the spear, the dart, nor the habergeon: he esteemeth iron as straw, and brass as rotten wood. – The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3 by John Bunyan
  3. With flame on lance and habergeon They passed, and to the rataplan Of drums gave salutation- " Virtue is that becrowns a Man!" – The Vigil of Venus and Other Poems by "Q" by Q (AKA: Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch)
  4. Then he dressed his shield, and drew out his sword, and Bors smote him so hard that it went through his shield and habergeon on the left shoulder. – A Knyght Ther Was by Robert F. Young