Definition of Pavises

1. pavise [n] - See also: pavise



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pavises

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

Literary usage of Pavises

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

1. The British Army: Its Origin, Progress, and Equipment by James Sibbald David Scott, Sibbald David Scott (1868)
"In the attack of the French and Spaniards upon the Isle of Portland, in 1404, the English formed pavises, to protect themselves from the cross-bow bolts, ..."

2. The English Historical Review by Mandell Creighton, Justin Winsor, Samuel Rawson Gardiner, Reginald Lane Poole, John Goronwy Edwards (1897)
"At Auray he has a scientific general to face, Du Guesclin himself, and his own archery is useless against the heavy armour and pavises ; but he wins in the ..."

3. Hakluytus Posthumus: Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and by Samuel Purchas (1905)
"... and pavises of Leather that cover all their whole bodie, and so defend ... and sticke their pavises in the ground, which are unto them instead of a ..."

4. Lectures on Greek Poetry by John William Mackail (1910)
"They are heavily sheathed in bronze plate- armour, with huge crests and immense leathern bronze- clamped pavises, " like towers," reaching from neck to heel ..."

5. Lectures on Greek Poetry by John William Mackail (1911)
"They are heavily sheathed in bronze plate- armour, with huge crests and immense leathern bronze- clamped pavises, " like towers," reaching from neck to heel ..."

6. Hakluytus posthumus: Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and by Samuel Purchas (1905)
"Their weapons are Darts, and pavises of Leather that cover all their ... and sticke their pavises in the ground, which are unto them instead of a trench. ..."

7. History of England Under Henry the Fourth by James Hamilton Wylie (1896)
"DBS CHARTRES, J., 922), is a list of the expenses of the Duke of Burgundy for the new army in Picardy, thus:—Bought in Paris, 400 pavises and pikes, ..."

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