One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Designating a doublet with the lower part of the front stiffly quilted and projecting, fashionable about the end of the 16th cent.
Mid 17th century; earliest use found in John Bulwer (bap. 1606, d. 1656), medical practitioner and writer on deafness and on gesture.
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