Translation of man-at-arms in Spanish:


hombre de armas, n.

Pronunciation /ˌmænədˈɑrmz/

nounPlural men-at-arms

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    hombre de armas masculine
    • A dozen French notables, including the Constable of France, died, together with perhaps 1,500 knights and 4,500 men-at-arms.
    • Fighting in that country during the feudal period was considered to be the work of professional men-at-arms.
    • The remaining men-at-arms wear mail and fabric, and there are some items of metal armour to be seen.
    • Under this system, the lords are afforded sustenance and men-at-arms from those beneath them on the hierarchy ladder, while those below are afforded protection by those above.
    • Medieval English archers were sometimes mounted to enable them to keep pace with men-at-arms, and dragoons, who eventually became cavalry proper, were initially foot soldiers mounted on cheap nags.