Definition of “doublet” - English Dictionary


“doublet” in English

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doubletnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdʌb.lɪt/ us /ˈdʌb.lət/

Examples from literature

  • He had doublets entirely covered with a pattern of jewels. 
  • He had recovered his outward composure at any rate, and the next moment was busy re-adjusting his doublet and bands before the mirror over the hearth. 
  • He was dressed entirely in black, with puffed trunks, doublet to match, and a large turned-down collar. 
  • His sprawling boots, dangling knee-points, and silly little short doublet form a foolish dress. 
  • These doublets were both of leather and wool. 

(Definition of “doublet” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)