- skip - Brewer’s

Escuʹage (3 syl.)

means “shield service,” and is applied to that obligation which bound a vassal to follow his lord to war at his own private charge. (French, escu, écu, a shield.)

previous entry · index · next entry

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ

Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

previous entry · index · next entry

Ernest (Duke)
Eros
Erostratus
Erra-Pater
Erse
Erudite
Erythreos
Erythynus
Escapade
Esclandre
Escuage
Esculapios (Latin, Esculapius)
Escurial
Escutcheon of Pretence (An)
Esingæ
Esmond (Henry)
Esoteric (Greek, those within)
Espiet (Es-pe-a)
Esplandian
Esprit de Corps
Esprit Follet