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  • n. Plural form of cataphract.

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Examples

  • And a force of cataphracts is a nice literary dodge for 'knights' in this setting.

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  • It was witnessed by two cataphracts of Delve and a priestess of Copper.

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  • You could tell the cataphracts of Growan were none too pleased to have their men singled out for punishment.

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  • The cataphracts and their men watched fire-eaters swallow and spit out flames, while Galan and I visited the peddlers who sat under awnings at one end of the square, selling talismans and offerings.

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  • We bellowed it over and over and I saw cataphracts and armigers singing too.

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  • The cataphracts separated to search in different directions.

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  • I knew the winners, all five: three cataphracts, an armiger, and an Auspex of Rift, Divine Volator.

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  • Here and there were solitary pavilions of cataphracts brought low by the shiver-and-shake, some with horses waiting in full caparison, as if their masters expected to ride to battle.

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  • As for the other dead, two cataphracts and a hand of varlets, most had been mistaken for foes in the darkness, and killed by their fellows.

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  • Some cataphracts stole a few women too, or rather girls no older than Sunup, whom they found hiding in a cave farther up the valley.

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