Definition of Paviser

1. a soldier carrying a pavis [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paviser

pavin
paving
paving machine
paving material
paving stone
pavings
pavins
pavior
paviors
paviour
paviours
pavis
pavisade
pavisades
pavise
paviser (current term)
pavisers
pavises
pavisor
pavisors
pavisse
pavisses
pavlov conditioning
pavlov pouch
pavlov stomach
pavlovas
pavlovian conditioning
pavo
pavonazzetto
pavone

Literary usage of Paviser

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1. Ancient Armour and Weapons in Europe: From the Iron Period of the Northern by John Hewitt (1860)
"The foot paviser is named in an account of the French Treasurer of "War, Bartholomew Du Drach, in the year 1350 :—" M. Savari de ..."

2. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1848)
"... Enquiry into Ancient Armour," is a representation of a crossbow-man and his paviser, showing in what manner the former was protected by the latter. ..."

3. The Journal of Nicholas Assheton, of Downham, in the County of Lancaster by Nicholas Assheton, Francis Robert Raines (1848)
"... Enquiry into Ancient Armour," is a representation of a crossbow-man and his paviser, showing in what manner the former was protected by the latter. ..."

4. The Saturday Magazine (1835)
"... guns stands a broad shield bearer, or paviser, the denomination of a substitute soldier, whose duty it was to bear a large shield ..."

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