wappenschawing

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Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the roots of weapon + showing. Cognate with Dutch wapenschouwing.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈwæpənʃɑːɪŋ/

Noun[edit]

wappenschawing (plural wappenschawings)

  1. (history) A periodical muster of armed men within a particular district.