Definition of Chaffron

1. a type of protection for a horse in battle [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chaffron

chafferers
chafferies
chaffering
chaffern
chafferns
chaffers
chaffery
chaffier
chaffiest
chaffinch
chaffinches
chaffing
chaffingly
chaffless
chafflike
chaffron (current term)
chaffrons
chaffs
chaffweed
chaffweeds
chaffy
chafing
chafing dish
chafing dishes
chafing gear
chaft
chafts
chagan
chagans
chagas cardiomyopathy

Literary usage of Chaffron

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1827)
"On the forehead the colour of the hair is black; a white line passing over the orbits, unites and forms a kind of crescent on the chaffron; ..."

2. The Manuscripts of the Earl of Dartmouth by William Walter Legge Dartmouth, William Oxenham Hewlett, Benjamin Franklin Stevens, William Page (1896)
"Upon a like horse, one armour cap-a-pe, damasked with gold, made for King Henry the Seventh the horse's furniture being a chaffron, ..."

3. Introduction to Mammalia by Charles Hamilton Smith (1858)
"The chaffron furrowed, without over-lapping edges ; nose-leaf none; upper lip thick; muzzle produced; ears moderate; operculum internal ..."

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