Blake and cuesta were each defeated by an overwhelming combination of the different French armies.
cuesta (Don Antonio de la), archdeacon of the cathedral of Avila.
Accordingly the Marshal was able to surprise and defeat Blake, and then to turn and inflict a similar defeat on cuesta.
cuesta (Don Jerome de la), penitentiary canon of the cathedral of Avila.
While he halted at Talavera, on a sudden, cuesta was seized with an irrepressible energy and activity.
From every angle of the zigzag trail that climbs the cuesta the soldier scanned the valley road and the trail below him.
She naturally thought it worth while to show that the famous infanteria of Alva, Gonsalvo, and cuesta "still lived."
cuesta's horse grew frightened, and plunged so fearfully for a minute that the poor old man could scarcely keep his seat.
cuesta did not in fact signify, though it required coolness as well as ability to discern it at such a moment.
The Spanish army under cuesta did good service on this occasion, but it was chiefly by guarding a flank.