What is another word for greave?

Pronunciation: [ɡɹˈiːv] (IPA)

Greaves are a piece of armor that covers a warrior's lower legs, traditionally made from metal. If you're writing about medieval times or warriors, you might need some synonyms for greaves to avoid using the same word over and over again. Some synonyms for greave include shin guard, leg plate, leg defense, gauntlet, or legging. Alternatively, you could use more descriptive language such as metal leg armor, lower-leg protection, or leg shield to add more detail to your writing. Remember to match the tone and style of your writing to the context where the synonym is used.

Synonyms for Greave:

What are the hypernyms for Greave?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    armor, leg guard, Lower Leg Armor, protective wear.

What are the hyponyms for Greave?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the holonyms for Greave?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.

Usage examples for Greave

This was the missing greave of a famous suit which a client of his had traced to a little shop in Paris on the Quai d'Orsay.
"The King in Yellow"
Robert W. Chambers
He, Hawberk, had negotiated for and secured the greave, and now the suit was complete.
"The King in Yellow"
Robert W. Chambers
When his superb collection was sold, this client of Hawberk's bought the suit, and since then the search for the missing greave had been pushed until it was, almost by accident, located in Paris.
"The King in Yellow"
Robert W. Chambers

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