Greaved



[greev] /griv/

noun, Armor.
1.
a piece of plate armor for the leg between the knee and the ankle, usually composed of front and back pieces.
/ɡriːv/
noun
1.
(often pl) a piece of armour worn to protect the shin from the ankle to the knee
n.

leg armor, c.1300, from Old French greve “shin, armor for the leg” (12c.), of unknown origin. [Klein suggests it ultimately is from Egyptian Arabic gaurab “stocking, apparel for the leg.”]

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Greaves

    [greevz] /grivz/ noun, (used with a singular or plural verb) 1. (def 3). [greev] /griv/ noun, Armor. 1. a piece of plate armor for the leg between the knee and the ankle, usually composed of front and back pieces. /ɡriːvz/ plural noun 1. the residue left after the rendering of tallow /ɡriːvz/ noun 1. Jimmy. […]

  • Grebe

    [greeb] /grib/ noun 1. any diving bird of the family Podicipedidae, related to the loons, but having a rudimentary tail and lobate rather than webbed toes. /ɡriːb/ noun 1. any aquatic bird, such as Podiceps cristatus (great crested grebe), of the order Podicipediformes, similar to the divers but with lobate rather than webbed toes and […]



  • Grebo

    noun an antisocial person, a lout Usage Note derogatory slang

  • Grecian

    [gree-shuh n] /ˈgri ʃən/ adjective 1. (especially with reference to ancient Greece). noun 2. a . 3. an expert in the language or literature. /ˈɡriːʃən/ adjective 1. (esp of beauty or architecture) conforming to Greek ideals, esp in being classically simple noun 2. a scholar of or expert in the Greek language or literature adjective, […]



Disclaimer: Greaved definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.