Definition of Poleyns

1. Noun. (plural of poleyn) ¹



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Definition of Poleyns

1. poleyn [n] - See also: poleyn

Lexicographical Neighbors of Poleyns

polepiece
polepieces
poler
polers
poles
poles apart
polesitter
polestar
polestars
poleward
polewards
polewig
polewigs
poley
poleyn
poleyns (current term)
poleys
polhemusite
poli lienalis inferior et superior
poli renalis inferior et superior
polianite
policate
police
police academy
police action
police baton
police beat
police beats
police blotter
police boat

Literary usage of Poleyns

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. London: Being an Accurate History and Description of the British Metropolis by David Hughson (1807)
"made, nny shoes, galoches, or buskins, with poleyns exceeding the length of two inches, under the forfeiture of 20s." HENRY VII. According to Stow, the u§e ..."

2. A Manual for the Study of Monumental Brasses: With a Descriptive Catalogue by Herbert Haines, Oxford Architectural Society (1848)
"All these are armed in complete mail, without any admixture of plate- armour, with the exception of the poleyns, or knee-caps, of the four full- length ..."

3. Archaeologia, Or, Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Antiquity by Society of Antiquaries of London (1821)
"In the illumination just mentioned they are worn with greaves without poleyns. In a very fine specimen, viz, the monument of Sir Roger de Trumpington, ..."

4. Three Early English Metrical Romances: With an Introduction and Glossary by John Robson (1843)
"They have also the poleyns.|| * Sir H. Elli«, Penny Cyclop. Art. Armour, t Warton's History of English Poetry, i. 251. § Sir H. Ellis, loco citalo. II Ibid. ..."

5. The American Quarterly Review by Robert Walsh (1837)
"In England, an act of parliament forbade the making of any shoes or buskins ' with poleyns exceeding the length of two inches. ..."

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