vamure
Vauntmure Vaunt"mure`, n. [F. avant-mur. See {Vanguard}, and {Mure}.] (Fort.) A false wall; a work raised in front of the main wall. [Written also {vaimure}, and {vamure}.] --Camden. [1913 Webster]

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  • Vamure — Va mure, n. See {Vauntmure}. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vamure — var. vaumure Obs …   Useful english dictionary

  • vaimure — Vauntmure Vaunt mure , n. [F. avant mur. See {Vanguard}, and {Mure}.] (Fort.) A false wall; a work raised in front of the main wall. [Written also {vaimure}, and {vamure}.] Camden. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vauntmure — Vaunt mure , n. [F. avant mur. See {Vanguard}, and {Mure}.] (Fort.) A false wall; a work raised in front of the main wall. [Written also {vaimure}, and {vamure}.] Camden. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vaunt-mure — n. (Fort.) Vaimure, vamure, vanmure, false wall …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • vaimure — var. vamure vaumure Obs …   Useful english dictionary

  • vamer — vamer, vameure varr. vamure vaumure …   Useful english dictionary

  • vameure — vamer, vameure varr. vamure vaumure …   Useful english dictionary

  • vant- — prefix, representing AF. vant , aphetic f. avant avant : see vant brace, guard, ward. In a number of compounds the t was elided, as vanbrace, chase, courier, guard, etc. Before labials the n by assimilation became m, as in vambrace, vampey,… …   Useful english dictionary

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