Definition of Pavisses
1. pavisse [n] - See also: pavisse
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pavisses
Literary usage of Pavisses
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Ivanhoe by Walter Scott (1908)
"pavisses were a species of large shield covering the whole person, employed on the same oc- casions. The bolt was the arrow peculiarly fitted to the ..."
2. A History of Greece: From Its Conquest by the Romans to the Present Time, B by George Finlay (1877)
"Showers of stones broke his scaling ladders, and torrents of burning naphtha and Greek fire burned the tortoises and pavisses of the assailants, ..."