Definition of Pavisers

1. paviser [n] - See also: paviser



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pavisers

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

Literary usage of Pavisers

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

1. The Archaeological Journal by Royal Archaeological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland Central Committee, Royal Archaeological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland (1871)
"Then the Bishop (of Arezzo), who was short-sighted, asked,' what are those walls 1' To which it was replied, ' the pavisers of the enemy. ..."

2. The British Army: Its Origin, Progress, and Equipment by James Sibbald David Scott, Sibbald David Scott (1868)
"There were also pavisers mounted, who fought as cavalry, und others who acted as coverers of the archers and cross-bowmen. (2) See Rot. Scot., i. 195. ..."

3. Ancient Armour and Weapons in Europe: From the Iron Period of the Northern by John Hewitt (1860)
"... The pavisers were of three kinds: those who fought as cavalry, those who contended on foot, and a third description who acted as the shield-bearers of ..."

4. The Sháhnáma of Firdausí by Firdawsī (1908)
"Then Tus advanced with foot-men, elephants, And kettledrums, while spear-men, pavisers, And javelin-men drew up before the horse-men. ..."

5. The Sháhnáma of Firdausí by Firdawsī (1908)
"Then Tus advanced with foot-men, elephants, And kettledrums, while spear-men, pavisers, And javelin-men drew up before the horse-men ..."

6. The London Literary Gazette and Journal of Belles Lettres, Arts, Sciences, Etc (1823)
"... seem first to have been protected by pavisers, or men who held before them a very large shield, which was called a ..."

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