Definition of Bezants

1. Noun. (plural of bezant) ¹



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Definition of Bezants

1. bezant [n] - See also: bezant

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bezants

beyond measure
beyond one's ken
beyond one's pay grade
beyond question
beyond the black stump
beyond the pale
beyond the sea
beyondness
beyonds
beys
bez
bezafibrate
bezant
bezantler
bezantlers
bezants (current term)
bezanty
bezaunt
bezazz
bezazzes
bezel
bezels
bezes
bezier
bezil
bezils
bezique
beziques
bezitramide
bezoar

Literary usage of Bezants

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1. An Alphabetical Dictionary of Coats of Arms Belonging to Families in Great by John Woody Papworth (1874)
"Arg. on a cross engr. per pale gu. and az. five bezants. BROOKE, Calais. ... Az. on a quarter-pierced cross az. twenty bezants by fives in saltire. ..."

2. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1862)
"coats of Commoners, the arms would be described thus : Argent, a bull passant, within a border sable, charged with eight bezants ; on a dexter canton, ..."

3. The Ecclesiastical History of England and Normandy by Ordericus Vitalis, Léopold Delisle, Guizot (François) (1854)
"Gazis redeemed himself by paying one hundred thousand golden bezants, and engaged to maintain a durable peace with the Christians; but his sovereignty was ..."

4. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1835)
"These bezants were not always of the same weight, fineness, or value, since we find them ... sen argentei, while or silver bezants, also occur in the ..."

5. Antiquities of Shropshire by Robert William Eyton (1855)
"Gu, ten bezants, four, three, two, and one. n. The same, with a Chief ermine.43 The first I take to be the coat of ..."

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