Greaves Sentence Examples
The common soldiers went into battle brilliant in savage war-paint, but those of higher rank had helmets like birds and beasts of prey, armour of gold and silver, wooden greaves, and especially the ichcapilli, the quilted cotton tunic two fingers thick, so serviceable as a protection from arrows that the Spanish invaders were glad to adopt it.
They are seldom found in graves, however, whether owing to the custom of heriots or to the fact that, on account of their relatively high value, they were frequently handed on from generation to generation as heirlooms. Greaves are not often mentioned.
Greaves were found at Glasinatz and Jezerin, though not at Hallstatt; two helmets were found at Hallstatt and others in Bosnia; broad bronze belts were numerous, adorned in repousse with beast and geometric ornament.
Forrests also bought greaves from brokers without knowing where they originated.
They carried double-edged swords and short daggers for use hand to hand, the steel of which was hardened b y being buried underground; their defensive armour was a light Gallic shield or a round wicker buckler, and greaves of felt round their legs.Advertisement
The fat gradually exudes and collects on the top of the water, whilst the membranous matter, "greaves," falls to the bottom.
Rob Greaves and Billy Root got us off to a quick start before Rob was run out for 14, leaving him somewhat aggrieved.
Greaves imagery received a further boost by his move to Norfolk in 19xx.
Mrs Crees and Mrs Greaves had protection against unfair dismissal because of their length of service.
However, another characteristic of the Hoplomachus was that they wore two thigh height greaves.Advertisement
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The greaves were further processed by pressing, centrifuging or by solvent extraction in order to remove more tallow.
Skipper Greaves managed a 5.7 score dive to the ground with an Achilles tendon injury near the end.
Besides his papers in the Philosophical Transactions, the principal works of Greaves are Pyramidographia, or a Description of the Pyramids in Egypt (1646); A Discourse on the Roman Foot and Denarius (1649); and Elementa linguae Persicae (1649).
Swift may have learned that Esther means "star" from the Elementa linguae persicae of John Greaves or from some Persian scholar; but he is more likely to have seen the etymology in the form given from Jewish sources in Buxtorf's Lexicon, where the interpretation takes the more suggestive form "Stella Veneris."Advertisement
Solvent extraction 6.35 From the 1950s until the 1970s, the preferred method of extracting the tallow from greaves was solvent extraction.