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- n. The vanguard.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The fore part; van.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as vanward.
- Being in the van or the front; foremost; front.
QUOTATION: We that are in the vaward of our youth.
You that are old consider not the capacities of us that are young; you measure the heat of our livers with the bitterness of your galls; and we that are in the vaward of our youth, I must confess, are wags too.
It is true that in other places he represents himself as old, and again in another states that he and his accomplices in the Gadshill robbery are in the vaward of their youth.
His army was arranged in four "battles," with Randolph to lead the vaward and watch against any attempt to throw cavalry into Stirling.
She is not in the vaward of youth, but John is but two or three years my junior.
: "Their bands i 'the vaward;" and figuratively in M. N.
You that are old consider not the capacities of us that are young; you do measure the heat of our livers with the bitterness of your galls: and we that are in the vaward of our youth, I must confess, are wags too.
But I grow old; I am not in the vaward of my youth, mistress. "
Theseus. — “And since we have the vaward of the day,
: “Their bands i’ the vaward;” and figuratively in M. N.