[aj-in-kawrt, -kohrt; French a-zhan-koor]
- a village in N France, near Calais: victory of the English over the French 1415.
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"I was off for a day's hunting down in Leicestershire," said Agincourt.
More than once did Agincourt make some remark, or ask some question.
O'Shea gave a nod, as though to say "Proceed;" but Agincourt said nothing.
"Well, sir, I hope I see you in good health," said he to Agincourt.
And as he spoke, he took Agincourt to one side and whispered eagerly in his ear.
- a battle fought in 1415 near the village of Azincourt, N France: a decisive victory for English longbowmen under Henry V over French forces vastly superior in number
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