Definition of Fencibles

1. Noun. (plural of fencible) ¹



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Definition of Fencibles

1. fencible [n] - See also: fencible

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fencibles

fencelines
fencepost
fencepost problem
fencepost problems
fenceposts
fencer
fencer's mask
fencerow
fencerows
fencers
fences
fencesitter
fenchol synthetase
fenchone
fencible
fencibles (current term)
fencing
fencing mask
fencing material
fencing stick
fencing sword
fencings
fenclofenac
fenclonine
fencooperite
fend
fend and prove
fend away
fend for
fend for oneself

Literary usage of Fencibles

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1. A History of the Highlands and of the Highland Clans by James Browne (1851)
"The conduct of the Sutherland fencibles, in that distracted and till now misgoverned country, was most exemplary ; and it was said of them, ..."

2. A History of the British Army by John William Fortescue (1906)
"that it would not be wise to reckon the fencibles as exceeding, ... In April 1799 Colonel Wemyss of the Sutherland fencibles received a letter of service to ..."

3. History of the Irish Insurrection of 1798,: Giving an Authentic Account of by Edward Hay (1847)
"Yeomen and fencibles together formed a corps of 50 men, all Protestants. ... The yeomanry and fencibles drew up before the castle gate, and resolutely ..."

4. 1812; the War, and Its Moral: A Canadian Chronicle by William Foster Coffin (1864)
"Macdonell of Ogdensburg—The Canadian fencibles—Descent of the St. Law Running the Rapids—Night March through the Bush—"Always on Hand"—French and English ..."

5. An Historical Review of the State of Ireland from the Invasion of that by Francis Plowden (1806)
"They placed themselves the next day in ambuscade, and nearly surrounded a body of troops under Colonel Stapleton, consisting of York fencibles and yeomen ..."

6. The Political State of the British Empire: Containing a General View of the by John Adolphus (1818)
"SEA fencibles. The force called fca fencibles may alfo be reckoned among tl.e ... of f*a fencibles has command of the armed boats, composing the armed ..."

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