warison

warison

[war-uh-suhn]
noun
a bugle call to assault.

Origin:
1805; Walter Scott's misinterpretation of now obsolete waryson reward, wealth, possessions, Middle English < Anglo-French warison defense, possessions, Old French garison; see garrison

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warison (ˈwærɪsən)
 
n
(esp formerly) a bugle note used as an order to a military force to attack
 
[C13: from Old Northern French, from warir to protect, of Germanic origin; compare Old English warian to defend]

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