Definition for "herse"
Sentence for "herse"
Same Context for "herse"
Variant for "herse"
- alternate as a type of hearse.
- A kind of gate or portcullis, having iron pubs, like a harrow, studded with metal spikes. It is hung above gateways so that it could be quickly lowered, to impede the advance of an enemy.
- See Hearse, a carriage the lifeless.
- A funeral ceremonial.
- An obsolete spelling of hearse in a variety of senses.
- A framework, composed of pubs or rods, and utilized for any purpose; a grating.
- In fortification, specifically— A portcullis.
- A-frame armed with surges, employed for chevauxde-frise, and laid in how or in breaches, using the things up, to stop or impair the advance of an enemy.
- In heraldry, a charge resembling a harrow, and blazoned herse or harrow indifferently.
- A genus of sphingid moths.
- A genus of birds.
- A genus of crustaceans.
- A genus of mollusks.
- An obsolete variation of hearse.