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[joo-pon, joo-pon; French zhy-pawn] /ˈdʒu pɒn, dʒuˈpɒn; French ʒüˈpɔ̃/

noun, plural jupons
[joo-ponz, joo-ponz; French zhy-pawn] /ˈdʒu pɒnz, dʒuˈpɒnz; French ʒüˈpɔ̃/ (Show IPA)
a close-fitting tunic, usually padded and bearing heraldic arms, worn over armor.
a short close-fitting sleeveless padded garment, used in the late 14th and early 15th centuries with armour Also called gipon


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