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Gambeson

A gambeson (also aketon, padded jack, pourpoint, or arming doublet) is a padded defensive jacket, worn as armor separately, or combined with mail or plate armor. Gambesons were produced with a sewing technique called quilting.
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Aketon

(historical) A stuffed jacket worn under the mail, or (later) a jacket plated with mail.
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Gambeson

(historical) A defensive garment formerly in use for the body, made of cloth stuffed and quilted, often worn as padding under armor.
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Aketon

See Acton.
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Gambeson

Same as Gambison.
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