Definition of Greaved
1. greave [adj] - See also: greave
Lexicographical Neighbors of Greaved
Literary usage of Greaved
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Iliad of Homer by Homer (1921)
"the Trojans with his spear grasped by the middle, and they all sate them down: and Agamemnon made the well-greaved Achaians sit And Athene withal and Apollo ..."
2. Collections by Massachusetts Historical Society (1871)
"Why should you or any other man be greaved that men followe theyr judgements in transplanting themselves when it is free for them soe to doe ; & when they ..."
3. Life and Letters of John Winthrop, Governor of the Massachusetts-bay Company by Robert Charles Winthrop (1867)
"Why should you or any other man be greaved that men folio we theyr judgements in transplanting themselves when it is free for them soe to doe ; & when they ..."
4. The Iliad by Homer (1851)
"Agamemnon also caused the well-greaved Greeks to sit down ; and Minerva also, and silver-bowed Apollo, sat like unto vulture birds, on a lofty beech-tree of ..."
5. The History of the Town and Castle of Tamworth: In the Counties of Stafford by Charles Ferrers Raymund Palmer (1845)
"... both men and women; and when the parties greaved co'plained them to the ... make composicion betweene the cutt purses and the parties greaved, ..."
6. The Quarterly Review by John Gibson Lockhart, George Walter Prothero, William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Baron Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, Sir William Smith (1901)
"The Homeric shield is round, the Mycenaean bipartite, shaped somewhat like the figure 8. The Achaeans of Homer are 'bronze-greaved' or 'well ..."
7. Archaeologia, Or, Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Antiquity by Society of Antiquaries of London (1821)
"... and, between that and his great-grandsons, the improved kinds were the Double-chain mail, the Double chain mail greaved, and the Double-chain mail ..."