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Origin of greave
OTHER WORDS FROM greavegreaved, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH greavegreave , grieve
Words nearby greave
How to use greave in a sentence
He, Hawberk, had negotiated for and secured the greave, and now the suit was complete.
Did you continue the search so persistently without any certainty of the greave being still in existence?
And when he came he cast his spear, striking the leg below the knee, but the greave turned off the spear, so strong was it.Stories of the Old world|Alfred John Church
One of them must have gnawed on my ankle some, between the greave and the heel-plate, but he couldn't quite get through.Spacehounds of IPC|Edward Elmer Smith
The legionaries began putting on their armour, fastened the greave protecting the right leg, and took up bucklers and lances.The Death of the Gods|Dmitri Mrejkowski
He must surely be a bit of a bigot, who would hastily pronounce that even Greave's Spiritual Quixotte is an irreligious work.
Griff—a valley-name in east Yorkshire, probably connected with 'greave,' which is common in Derbyshire.Climbing in The British Isles. Vol. 1 - England|W. P. Haskett Smith