1. a guard who carries a halberd (as a symbol of his duty)
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How To Use halberdier In A Sentence

  • Initially, he's told he's too old and then parcelled off into the Halberdiers, a regiment almost entirely comprised of oddballs, lunatics, misfits and sociopaths.
  • The hand gunners deploy to one side of the halberdiers while the swordsmen deploy to the other.
  • I embraced this proposal with joy, and was immediately conducted to the place, where I was treated, while my illness lasted, with the utmost tenderness and care by this grateful halberdier, who had no other bed for himself than a hencoop during the whole passage. The Adventures of Roderick Random
  • Composition varied but was around 60 percent pikemen, in burgonet, corselet and tassets, ten percent halberdiers and 30 percent shot, in morions.
  • The halberdier closed once more, and fresh blood spangled the floor. Stormwarden
  • Sorin glanced back at the halberdier, and noticed the man was already on his way to flee the scene.
  • The halberdier straightened over the Kielmark's sagging form, uncertain. Stormwarden
  • The defending halberdiers rushed forth to meet the cavalry, and simultaneously stopped short to plant stakes.
  • The English tried a desperation attack down hill with their last remaining halberdier stand in the center, and succeded in taking out another French knight. Hill 275 13/01/07
  • The word properly means a "pikeman" or "halberdier," of whom the bodyguard of kings and princes was composed. Easton's Bible Dictionary
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