Origin of warrior
Examples from the Web for warrior
But the proud stone lion that once stood atop the tomb, as Peristeri has often maintained, suggests a male occupant and a warrior.
Inhofe is not just a climate-change denier; he is a warrior for corporate-funded half-truths and outright lies.If You Think D.C. Is Awful Now, Wait Until Wednesday|Jonathan Alter|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Partly this is tradition as old as the history of warrior Islam.
Gus Connolly, a broad middle-aged man with a thick red beard, was working at the Games dressed as a fearsome Scottish warrior.
Born in 1829 near the Gila River in what is now Arizona, the legendary Indian warrior Geronimo was a Chiracahua Apache.Mike Leach Tackles Geronimo the Motivational Murderer|James A. Warren|August 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"It is in my mind that you have been a lazy cub," the warrior pronounced deliberate sentence, as he set down his goblet.The Ward of King Canute|Ottilie A. Liljencrantz
No, the Big Buffalo is a warrior and a chief; he is not a woman.The Road to Frontenac|Samuel Merwin
Now was the chance for the heroic Chand Moorut; and that warrior was never known to let an opportunity slip.The Eagle Cliff|R.M. Ballantyne
My belief is, I could follow my husband still on a campaign, if he were a warrior instead of a pensioner.'The Short Works of George Meredith|George Meredith
The warrior has obeyed; my mother must not be angry with him.The Queen of the Savannah|Gustave Aimard
British Dictionary definitions for warrior
- a person engaged in, experienced in, or devoted to war
- (as modifier)a warrior nation
Word Origin for warrior
Word Origin and History for warrior
c.1300, from Old North French werreieor (Old French guerreor) "a warrior, one who wages war," from werreier "wage war," from werre (see war (n.)).