Definition of Palstaves

1. Noun. (plural of palstave) ¹



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Definition of Palstaves

1. palstave [n] - See also: palstave

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Palstaves

palseys
palsgrave
palsgraves
palsgravine
palsgravines
palship
palships
palsical
palsied
palsier
palsies
palsiest
palstaff
palstaffs
palstave
palstaves (current term)
palster
palsters
palsy
palsy-walsy
palsying
palsylike
palsywort
palsyworts
palter
paltered
palterer
palterers
paltering
palterly

Literary usage of Palstaves

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1. The Ancient Bronze Implements, Weapons, and Ornaments of Great Britain and by John Evans (1881)
"WINGED CELTS AND palstaves. To any one who has examined an extensive collection of the bronze instruments found in this country it will at once be apparent ..."

2. Ancient Britain and the Invasions of Julius Caesar by Thomas Rice Holmes (1907)
"... 2 and our winged celts and palstaves resemble certain French specimens so closely that they too were probably modelled in the first instance upon the ..."

3. The Archaeological Journal by British Archaeological Association (1861)
"Two bronze moulds for palstaves, found 1800, in Danesfield, ... Photograph of a fine bronze mould for palstaves, found with numerous antiquities of bronze, ..."

4. A Guide to the Antiquities of the Bronze Age: In the Department of British by Charles Hercules Read (1904)
"J several conclusions from the study of those found in this country. The chief points are :— 2. Flanged celts and palstaves are occasionally found together, ..."

5. Archaeologia Cambrensis by Cambrian Archaeological Association, Thomas Rowland Powel, Donald Moore (1856)
"The discovery, in Caernarvonshire, of two complete bronze moulds for the manufacture of palstaves, is a remarkable fact in connection with Cambrian ..."

6. Memoirs on remains of ancient dwellings in Holyhead island, mostly of by William Owen Stanley (1871)
"122, 124, notices of bronze palstaves found in Anglesey and North Wales. ... One of these palstaves has an unusual proportion of copper in its composition. ..."

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