Belly doublet

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Belly doublet a doublet of the 16th century, hanging down so as to cover the belly.
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Usage

In literature:

I was not over the bellies of better men, nor strutted athwart the quarter-deck in a laced doublet, and thingumbobs at the wrists.
"The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle, Volume I" by Tobias Smollett
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