Paletot

[pal'-c-to ]. A corruption of palla-toque, a cloak with a hood. Called by Piers Plowman a paltock. The hood or toque has disappeared, but the word remains the same.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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