1) A light coat of armour composed of small metal plates which were riveted to each other or to a lining of some stout material (OED).

1498 my best saddill and bridill, a jestron a salet and a swerde , Leeds. The OED headword is ‘jazerant’. Rosemary Milward recorded jestorne in Derbyshire.

places Leeds Derbyshire
dates 1498

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