Portrait of Mozart
wearing a jabot.
jabot (plural jabots)
- A cascading or ornamental frill down the front of a blouse, shirt, etc.
- 1944, Raymond Chandler, The Lady in the Lake, Penguin 2011, p. 136:
- She was wearing tan today, with a ruffled jabot at her throat.
1963, Anthony Burgess, Inside Mr Enderby:
- She was a dream of winter bourgeois elegance: little black town suit with tiny white jabot of lace-froth; pencil skirt; three-quarter-length coat with lynx collar; long green gloves of suède; suède shoes of dull green; two shades of green in her leafy velvet hat: slim, clean, lithe-looking, delicately painted.
a cascading or ornamental frill down the front of a blouse