warison

[ war-uh-suhn ]

noun
  1. a bugle call to assault.

Origin of warison

1
1805; Walter Scott's misinterpretation of now obsolete waryson reward, wealth, possessions, Middle English <Anglo-French warison defense, possessions, Old French garison;see garrison

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British Dictionary definitions for warison

warison

/ (ˈwærɪsən) /


noun
  1. (esp formerly) a bugle note used as an order to a military force to attack

Origin of warison

1
C13: from Old Northern French, from warir to protect, of Germanic origin; compare Old English warian to defend

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