greave definition

  • noun:
    • Leg armor used below the knee. Often used in the plural.
    • A bush; a tree; a grove.
    • A bough; a branch.
    • A ditch or trench.
    • an item of armour that safeguards the leg, particularly the shin.
    • A grove.
    • Armor when it comes to leg below the knee; -- often in plural.
    • See greeve.
    • A bush; a tree; a grove.
    • A bough; a branch.
    • A ditch or trench.
    • armor plate that safeguards legs underneath the knee
  • verb:
    • to completely clean (a ship's base); to grave.
  • verb-transitive:
    • to completely clean (a ship's bottom); to grave.
  • others:
    • See grave.

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