[ war-uh-suh n ]
/ ˈwær ə sən /


a bugle call to assault.

Words nearby warison

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
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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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