a quilted garment worn under mail in the 13th and 14th centuries; gambeson.
noun (in medieval europe)
a jacket or jerkin, originally of quilted cotton, worn under a coat of mail
a leather jacket padded with mail
a district of the london borough of ealing
john emerich edward dalberg, 1st baron. 1834–1902, english historian: a proponent of christian liberal ethics and adviser of gladstone
his grandfather, sir john francis edward. 1736–1811, european naval commander and statesman: admiral of tuscany (1774–79) and naples (1779 onwards) and chief minister of naples (1779–1806)

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