An official garment of a herald, emblazoned with a coat of arms or a symbol denoting membership. It is a sleeveless or short-sleeved coat/cloth worn over clothing or armor, either down the front or on the front and back. It is a purely cosmetic item intended to add individuality to someone's look, whereas a surcoat is designed to provide protection from the elements.
The following tags implicate this tag: naked_tabard.
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