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greave


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Greave  \Greave\,  n. 
  A  grove.  [Obs.]  --Spenser. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Greave  \Greave\,  n.  [OF.  grees;  cf  Sp  grevas.] 
  Armor  for  the  leg  below  the  knee;  --  usually  in  the  plural. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Greave  \Greave\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Greaved}  (gr[=e]vd);  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Greaving}.]  [From  {Greaves}.]  (Naut.) 
  To  clean  (a  ship's  bottom);  to  grave. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  greave 
  n  :  protects  legs  below  the  knee  [syn:  {greaves},  {jambeau}] 




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