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" Tabard, so called of the sign, which, as we now term it, is of a jacket, or sleeveless coat, whole before, open on both sides, with a square collar, winged at the shoulders ; a stately garment of old time, commonly worn of noblemen and others, both at... "
London: Being an Accurate History and Description of the British Metropolis ... - Page 491
by David Hughson - 1807
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Gleanings After Time: Chapters in Social and Domestic History

George Latimer Apperson - England - 1907 - 230 pages
...shoulders : a stately garment ; of old time commonly worn of noblemen and others, both at home and abroad in the wars ; but then (to wit in the wars) their arms embroidered or otherwise depict upon them, that every man by his coat of arms might be known from others. But now these Tabards...
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The Prologue and the Knight's Tale

Geoffrey Chaucer - 1908 - 229 pages
...the shoulders, a stately garment of old time, commonly worn of noblemen and others, both at home and abroad in the wars, but then (to wit in the wars) their arms embroidered or otherwise depict upon them, that every man by his coat of arms might be known from others; but now these tabards...
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Inns and Taverns of Old London

Henry C. Shelley - 1909
...stately garment of old time, commonly worn of noblemen and others, both at home and abroad in the war, but then (to wit in the wars) their arms embroidered, or otherwise depict upon them, that every man by his coat of arms might be known from others." All this heraldic...
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A Handy Book of Curious Information: Comprising Strange Happenings in the ...

William Shepard Walsh - Curiosities and wonders - 1913 - 942 pages
...and abroad in the wars; but then (to wit, in the wars) their arms embroidered, or otherwise depict, upon them, that every man by his coat of arms might...now these tabards are only worn by the heralds, and be called their coats of arms in service." The Tabard Inn still stands in Soutliwark, though it has...
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Guy's Hospital Gazette, Volume 19

Dentistry - 1905
...the shoulders. A stately garment of old time, commonly worn by noblemen and others both at home and abroad, in the wars ; but then to wit, in the wars...heralds, and are called their coats of arms in service." The Inn was the property of the Abbot of Hyde, near Winchester, who had his townhouse here. At the...
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The Month, Volume 88

1896
...the shoulders ; a stately garment of old time, commonly worn of noblemen and others, both at home and abroad in the wars, .but then, to wit, in the wars, their arms embroidered, or otherwise depict upon them, that every man by his coat-of-arms might be known from others. But now these tabards...
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M. Bentink Smith

...the shoulders, a stately garment of old time, commonly worn of noblemen and others, both at home and abroad in the wars, but then (to wit in the wars) their arms embroidered or otherwise depict upon them, that every man by his coat of arms might be known from others; but now these tabards...
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Prologue adn Knight's Tale

...the shoulders, a stately garment of old time, commonly worn of noblemen and others, both at home and abroad in the wars, but then (to wit in the wars) their arms embroidered or otherwise depict upon them, that every man by his coat of arms might be known from others; but now these tabards...
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Oxoniana ....

John Walker, Sir Richard Phillips - Oxford (England) - 1809
...shoulders: a stately garment of old time, commonly worne of noblemen" and others, both at home and abroad in the wars ; but. then, to wit, in the wars, their arms embroidered or otherwise depict upon them, that every man by his coate of armes might be knowne from others : but now these...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 204

Early English newspapers - 1858
...the shoulders: a stately garment of old time, commonly worn of noblemen and others, both at home and abroad in the wars ; but then (to wit, in the wars) their arms embroidered, or otherwise depict upon them, that every man by his coat of arms might be known from others. But now these tabards...
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