from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An ornamental cascade of ruffles or frills down the front of a shirt, blouse, or dress.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A cascading or ornamental frill down the front of a blouse, shirt, etc.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Originally, a kind of ruffle worn by men on the bosom of the shirt.
- n. An arrangement of lace or tulle, looped ornamentally, and worn by women on the front of the dress.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A frilling or ruffle worn by men at the bosom of the shirt in the eighteenth century; also, a frill of lace, or some soft material, arranged down the front of a woman's bodice.
- n. In entomology, the crop of any herbivorous orthopterous insect.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a ruffle on the front of a woman's blouse or a man's shirt
The jabot is full of double yo’s, with a clearly readable sign.
I must have some lace, and I think James’s jabot is the direction to go.
Holly, those leads on jabot design you posted yest ...
My immediate knitting future – not jabot, not jack ...
Much of my internal monologue yesterday was accordingly devoted to jabot-knitting.
On a brighter note, the Christine Duchrow books I ordered from the Needle Arts bookshop turned up yesterday – and sure enough, there are jabot patterns.
Holly, those leads on jabot design you posted yesterday were enormously interesting and potentially useful.
They were, as before, very kind, and they have sold me a lace-less jabot:
That let me play with it on the newly-tea-dyed jabot, and I think that maybe after all I could make something of it.
I went to Ravelry and found that other people are missing Franklin and that a post in a lace-for-boys group mentions my jabot!