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With singular or plural concord. Pourpointing work, quilting; specifically quilted material with studs at the seams, worn in the Middle Ages as armour.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Charles Boutell (1812–1877), writer on heraldry and antiquities. From French † pourpointerie from pourpoint + -erie.
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