hauberk (n.) Look up hauberk at Dictionary.com
c.1300, from Old French hauberc "coat of mail," earlier holberc, from a Germanic source, perhaps Frankish *halsberg, literally "neck-cover" (cognates: Old English halsbearh, Old High German halsberc), from *hals "neck" (see collar (n.)) + *bergan "to cover, protect" (see bury).