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  • n. Plural form of burgonet.

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Examples

  • The hardware is ­extraordinary, but what makes the show remarkable are the portraits of monarchs and ­nobles clad in the exhibition's burgonets, gorgets, pauldrons, vambraces and gauntlets.

    Armor as Wearable Sculpture

  • Thus Mr. Fiennes grew up in rarefied circumstances, surrounded by the artifacts (and vocabulary) of a vanished world: ­halberds and stanchions, vaults and corbels, groined passages, burgonets, rapiers and spontoons.

    Within The Castle Walls

  • Look how the sun strikes fire from their pikes and burgonets!

    The Conan Chronicles

  • ` ` By Saint Bernard! '' exclaimed the Grand Master, ` ` it were time then to throw off our belts and spurs, Sir Conrade, deface our armorial bearings, and renounce our burgonets, if the highest honour of Christianity were conferred on an unchristened Turk of tenpence. ''

    The Talisman

  • "I would wager my best greyhound to a scullion's cur that our English knights will lower their burgonets."

    The Last of the Barons — Volume 04

  • “By Saint Bernard!” exclaimed the Grand Master, “it were time then to throw off our belts and spurs, Sir Conrade, deface our armorial bearings, and renounce our burgonets, if the highest honour of

    The Talisman

  • He was king’s-man and I was queen’s-man during the Douglas wars — young fellows both, that feared neither fire nor steel; and we had some old feudal quarrels besides, that had come down from father to son, with our seal-rings, two-harided broad-swords, and plate-coats, and the crests on our burgonets.”

    The Fortunes of Nigel

  • He was king's-man and I was queen's-man during the Douglas wars -- young fellows both, that feared neither fire nor steel; and we had some old feudal quarrels besides, that had come down from father to son, with our seal-rings, two-harided broad-swords, and plate-coats, and the crests on our burgonets. "

    The Fortunes of Nigel

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