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Definition of "greave" [greave]

  • Leg armor worn below the knee. Often used in the plural. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "greave" in a sentence
  • "This, paired with a second decoded word TRAIL whose letters derived from The greave is a wittnesd and a floating L, had given him the Cattle Trail, or “Chisholm Trail.”"
  • "Found in a partly obscured vertical column of text at the top of the page was STINK the T being concealed as part of the fishhook curve of the lowercase g from the misspelled phrase at the top of the map, The greave is a wittnesd."
  • "Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Harold Carmichael's helmet will be on display with a gladiator helmet and four original pieces from the gladiator barracks of an amphitheater in Pompeii - a 'greave' (shin guard), two spearheads, and a dagger. ""