Definitions for jabotʒæˈboʊ, dʒæ-; esp. Brit. ˈʒæb oʊ, ˈdʒæb oʊ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jabot(noun)

    a ruffle on the front of a woman's blouse or a man's shirt


  1. jabot(Noun)

    A cascading or ornamental frill down the front of a blouse, shirt, etc.

  2. Origin: From jabot.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jabot(noun)

    originally, a kind of ruffle worn by men on the bosom of the shirt

  2. Jabot(noun)

    an arrangement of lace or tulle, looped ornamentally, and worn by women on the front of the dress


  1. Jabot

    Jabot; alternatively a bird's croup or craw. Originally the term jabot referred to the frilling or ruffles decorating the front of a shirt. It has evolved into a decorative clothing accessory consisting of lace or other fabric falling from the throat, suspended from or attached to a neckband or collar; or simply pinned at the throat.

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