wappenshawing

wappenshawing
(n) смотр войск

Новый англо-русский словарь. 2013.

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  • wappenshawing — wappˈenshawing, etc noun An older form, from which wappenshaw is a back formation • • • Main Entry: ↑wappenshaw …   Useful english dictionary

  • wappenshaw — /wop euhn shaw , wap /, n. a periodic muster or review of troops or persons under arms, formerly held in certain districts of Scotland to satisfy military chiefs that their men were properly armed and faithful to the local lord or chieftain. Also …   Universalium

  • wappenshaw — /wop euhn shaw , wap /, n. a periodic muster or review of troops or persons under arms, formerly held in certain districts of Scotland to satisfy military chiefs that their men were properly armed and faithful to the local lord or chieftain. Also …   Useful english dictionary

  • wappenshaw — wap•pen•shaw [[t]ˈwɒp ənˌʃɔ, ˈwæp [/t]] also wap′pen•shaw ing n. mil a periodic review of troops formerly held in Scotland to satisfy military chiefs that their men were loyal and properly armed • Etymology: 1495–1505; short for wappenshawing… …   From formal English to slang


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