Definition of Pesades
1. pesade [n] - See also: pesade
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pesades
Literary usage of Pesades
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Century of the Renaissance: Crowned by the Académie Des Sciences Morales by Louis Batiffol, John Edward Courtenay Bodley (1916)
"... corporals, and lance- pesades. They were drilled, though they wore no uniform, and were billeted on the inhabitants of the place they were in. ..."
2. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1838)
"... who had been chosen lance-pesades or sergeants for their savage and enthusiastic humor. Just as they finished their career, a long and cheery shout, ..."
3. The Works of Xenophon by Xenophon, Henry Graham Dakyns (1897)
"143 foil. 2 See Berenger, The History and Art of Horsemanship, vol. ii. "the Manege," ch. xv. of Passades; ch. xvi. of pesades; also ch. xx. of ..."
4. Oliver Cromwell: An Historical Romance. by Henry William Herbert, Horace Smith (1840)
"... arrest each tenth man of the lance-pesades through this battalion—verily they shall learn, and that right speedily, what be the fruits of mutiny. ..."
5. Oliver Cromwell: An Historical Romance. by Henry William Herbert, Horace Smith (1840)
"... and now a short reproof, to the dark fanatics who had been chosen lance-pesades or sergeants for their savage and enthusiastic humour. ..."