lancepesade

noun

Definition of lancepesade

plural

-s

obsolete

  1. :  lance corporal

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Origin and Etymology of lancepesade

Middle French & Old Italian; Middle French lancepessade, from Old Italian lancia spezzata battle-trained or seasoned soldier, select soldier, literally, broken lance, from lancia lance (from Latin lancea) + spezzata, feminine of spezzato, past participle of spezzare to break into pieces, from s- dis- (from Latin dis-) + pėzza piece, from Medieval Latin petia — more at piece


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