warison

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Northern French warison, variant garison, guarison.

Noun[edit]

warison (plural warisons)

  1. (obsolete) Wealth, possessions; a treasure (literal or figurative).
  2. (obsolete) A reward, recompense.
    • 1485, Sir Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur, Book IX:
      And many othir dedys have I done for hym – and now have I my waryson!
  3. (obsolete after misuse by Walter Scott) A war cry played to order the soldiers to attack (normally played on a bugle).

Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

warison f (oblique plural warisons, nominative singular warison, nominative plural warisons)

  1. Alternative form of garison.

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