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synonyms for pursuivant

  • catchpole
  • law officer
  • messenger
  • summoner
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How to use pursuivant in a sentence

When all was ready they led him out, and Theroulde strode before, proud to play the knight's pursuivant.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
"Show him your warrant," said Bridgenorth to the man in black formerly mentioned, who was a pursuivant.
PEVERIL OF THE PEAKSIR WALTER SCOTT
If a pursuivant bestrode him, he might discover through his means who be recusants a hundred miles around.
CONSTANCE SHERWOODLADY GEORGIANA FULLERTON
“My duty allows me no alternative,” rejoined the pursuivant, harshly.
GUY FAWKESWILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH
Abashed at this reproof, the pursuivant stalked out of the room.
GUY FAWKESWILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH
“You may spare your voice, fair lady,” sneered the pursuivant.
GUY FAWKESWILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH
“We have him,” roared the pursuivant, in a voice of triumph.
GUY FAWKESWILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH
“It is the work of that accursed pursuivant, I will be sworn,” said Guy Fawkes.
GUY FAWKESWILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH
By this time, the pursuivant and his attendants had come up.
GUY FAWKESWILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH
“I do not lament the fate of the pursuivant,” observed Humphrey Chetham.
GUY FAWKESWILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH
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WORDS RELATED TO PURSUIVANT

  • catchpole
  • law officer
  • messenger
  • pursuivant
  • summoner
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.