Propugnation Pro`pug*na"tion, n. [L. propugnatio.] Means of defense; defense. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • Propugnation — (v. lat.), Vertheidigung …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • propugnation — noun ( s) Etymology: Latin propugnation , propugnatio, from propugnatus (past participle of propugnare to fight for, defend, from pro before, for + pugnare to fight) + ion, io ion more at for, pugnacious obsolete : means of defense …   Useful english dictionary

  • propugnation —   n. obsolete, defence …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Defense — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Defense >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 defense defense protection guard ward Sgm: N 1 shielding shielding &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 propugnation| propugnation| preservation &c. 670 Sgm: N 1 …   English dictionary for students

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