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warison

[war-uh-suh n] /ˈwær ə sən/
noun
1.
a bugle call to assault.
Origin
1805
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/
noun
1.
(esp formerly) a bugle note used as an order to a military force to attack
Word Origin
C13: from Old Northern French, from warir to protect, of Germanic origin; compare Old English warian to defend
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