Definition of Defensives

1. Noun. (plural of defensive) ¹



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Definition of Defensives

1. defensive [n] - See also: defensive

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Defensives

defensive field
defensive halfback
defensive indifference
defensive measure
defensive medicine
defensive midfielder
defensive programming
defensive programmings
defensive structure
defensive tackle
defensive zone
defensive zones
defensively
defensiveness
defensivenesses
defensives (current term)
defensor
defensors
defensory
defensour
defer
deference
deferences
deferent
deferentectomy
deferential

Literary usage of Defensives

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1. Gilbert of the Haye's Prose Manuscript (A.D.1456) by Ramon Llull (1901)
"... thai hald nocht that thai suld bere armes defensives with armes invasives, till invade na man, ... bathe armes invasives and defensives, that is to say, ..."

2. History of the World War by Frank Herbert Simonds (1920)
"... and Pershing's design to break through the German defensives between the Meuse and the Argonne and promptly cut the Metz railroad near Sedan, ..."

3. Proceedings and Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada: Déliberations by Royal Society of Canada (1890)
"... in their longest diameter, destitute of roots or defensives and composed of crowded cruciform spicules of minute size resembling those of P. delicatula. ..."

4. The Harleian Miscellany; Or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and by William Oldys, John Malham (1809)
"... arc true defensives, as well as upon actual invasions. And again, that wars defensive for religion, I speak, not of rebellions, are most just, ..."

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