sheltron

sheltron
Военный термин: шелтрон (построения подразделения копейщиков)

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  • sheltron — /ˈʃɛltrɒn/ (say sheltron) noun Scottish History → schiltron …  

  • sheltron — noun A compact body of troops forming a battle array, shield wall or phalanx …   Wiktionary

  • sheltron — …   Useful english dictionary

  • William Wallace — For other people named William Wallace, see William Wallace (disambiguation). Sir William Wallace …   Wikipedia

  • shelter — shelterer, n. shelteringly, adv. shelterless, adj. shelterlessness, n. /shel teuhr/, n. 1. something beneath, behind, or within which a person, animal, or thing is protected from storms, missiles, adverse conditions, etc.; refuge. 2. the… …   Universalium

  • Company of Death — The Company of Death at Legnano 1176, as depicted by nineteenth century Italian artist Amos Cassioli. The Company of Death is the name used in the historical literature of English language for two related chosen tactical corps, two selected bands …   Wikipedia

  • shelter — shel|ter1 [ˈʃeltə US ər] n [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: Perhaps from sheltron group of fighting soldiers protected by shields (11 16 centuries), from Old English scieldtruma, from scield shield + truma group of soldiers ] 1.) [U] a place to live,… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • shelter — [16] The origins of shelter are unclear, but the most usually accepted explanation is that it is an alteration of the now obsolete sheltron. This denoted a body of troops which protected itself in battle with a covering of joined shields. It was… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • shelter — {{11}}shelter (n.) 1580s, structure affording protection, possibly an alteration of M.E. sheltron, sheldtrume roof or wall formed by locked shields, from O.E. scyldtruma, from scield shield (see SHIELD (Cf. shield) (n.)) + truma troop, related to …   Etymology dictionary

  • schiltron — /ˈskɪltrɒn/ (say skiltron) noun Scottish History a tightly packed body of spearmen, capable of moving around a battlefield, and presenting steel tipped spears towards a charging cavalry. Also, sheltron. {Old English scieldtruma, from scield… …  

  • shelter — ► NOUN 1) a place giving protection from bad weather or danger. 2) a place providing food and accommodation for the homeless. 3) a shielded condition; protection. ► VERB 1) provide with shelter. 2) find refuge or take cover. 3) …   English terms dictionary


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