[ war-uh-suh n ]
/ ˈwær ə sən /
a bugle call to assault.
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Origin of warison
1805; Walter Scott's misinterpretation of now obsolete waryson reward, wealth, possessions, Middle English < Anglo-French warison defense, possessions, Old French garison; see garrison
Words nearby warison
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British Dictionary definitions for warison
/ (ˈwærɪsən) /
(esp formerly) a bugle note used as an order to a military force to attack
Word Origin for warison
C13: from Old Northern French, from warir to protect, of Germanic origin; compare Old English warian to defend
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