Pavis vs Pais - What's the difference?

pavis | pais |


As nouns the difference between pavis and pais

is that pavis is (history|medieval) a large shield carried in front to protect the whole body of the soldier while pais is village.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

pavis

English

Alternative forms

* pavise * pabys * pavesen

Noun

(es)
  • (history, medieval) A large shield carried in front to protect the whole body of the soldier.
  • Anagrams

    * ----

    pais

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • (obsolete, legal) The (people of the) country.
  • Usage notes

    * A trial per pais'' is a trial by the country, i.e. by a jury; and ''matter in pais is matter triable by the country, or jury. (Webster 1913) ----