Doublet vs. Jerkin

Doublet vs. Jerkin — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Doublet and Jerkin

Doubletnoun

A close-fitting jacket, with or without sleeves, worn by European men from the late 1300s to around 1650.

Jerkinnoun

A close-fitting, hip-length, collarless jacket having no sleeves but often extended shoulders, belted and worn over a doublet by men especially in the 1500s.

Doubletnoun

A pair of similar or identical things.

Jerkinnoun

A short, close-fitting, often sleeveless coat or jacket, usually of leather.

Doubletnoun

A member of such a pair.

Jerkinnoun

(historical) A type of men's garment popular in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries: a close-fitting collarless jacket, with or without sleeves.

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Doubletnoun

(Physics) A multiplet with two members.

Jerkinnoun

A sleeveless jacket, usually leather; a long waistcoat.

Doubletnoun

(Linguistics) One of two words derived from the same historical source by different routes of transmission, such as skirt from Scandinavian and shirt from English.

Jerkinnoun

a tight sleeveless and collarless jacket (often made of leather) worn by men in former times

Doubletnoun

An imitation gem composed of two parts, as of an inferior stone layered beneath a precious gem.

Doubletnoun

doublets(Games) A throw of two dice in which the same number of dots appears on the upper face of each.

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Doubletnoun

A pair of two similar or equal things; couple.

Doubletnoun

(linguistics) One of two or more different words in a language derived from the same etymological root but having different phonological forms (e.g., toucher and toquer in French or shade and shadow in English).

Doubletnoun

(literature) In textual criticism, two different narrative accounts of the same actual event.

Doubletnoun

(lapidary) An imitation gem made of two pieces of glass or crystal with a layer of color between them.

Doubletnoun

A word or phrase set a second time by mistake.

Doubletnoun

(quantum mechanics) A quantum state of a system with a spin of ½, such that there are two allowed values of the spin component, −½ and +½.

Doubletnoun

(computing) A word (or rather, a halfword) consisting of two bytes.

Doubletnoun

(botany) A very small flowering plant, Dimeresia howellii.

Doubletnoun

A word ladder puzzle.

Doubletnoun

An arrangement of two lenses for a microscope, designed to correct spherical aberration and chromatic dispersion, thus rendering the image of an object more clear and distinct.

Doubletnoun

Either of two dice, each of which, when thrown, has the same number of spots on the face lying uppermost.

to throw doublets

Doubletnoun

(uncountable) A game somewhat like backgammon.

Doubletnoun

(radio) Dipole antenna.

Doubletnoun

A man’s close-fitting jacket, with or without sleeves, worn by European men from the 1400s to the 1600s.

Doubletnoun

a man's close-fitting jacket; worn during the Renaissance