noun (used with a singular or plural verb)
Words nearby greaves
Origin of greaves
Definition for greaves (2 of 2)
Origin of greave
OTHER WORDS FROM greavegreaved, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH greavegreave grieve
Examples from the Web for greaves
Greaves the man is equally—and intentionally—hard to get a read on.
As an alternative religious player, says Greaves, the Satanic Temple provides yet another “counterbalance.”
Greaves and a handful of friends founded it in January as a vehicle for a cheeky, in-your-face brand of political theater.
These days, Greaves regards traditional religion in general as both dangerously superstitious and exclusionary.
Roused by the sound, Achilles sprang to his feet, and buckled on his corslet, and clasped the greaves to his ankles.Stories from the Iliad|H. L. Havell
"Then it is all settled that Marian will marry Mr. Greaves," said Mr. Mason.A Little Girl in Old Washington|Amanda M. Douglas
"How is your regiment situated on this point," remarked Greaves, leisurely breaking an egg and commencing to chip the shell.Ridgeway|Scian Dubh
But the bowmen of the present time go into battle wearing corselets and fitted out with greaves which extend up to the knee.
We may find "Mycenaean" corslets and greaves, but they are not in cremation burials.Homer and His Age|Andrew Lang