destrier

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des·tri·er

 (dĕs′trē-ər, dĭ-strîr′)
n. Archaic
A warhorse.

[Middle English destrer, from Anglo-Norman, from Vulgar Latin *dextrārius, right-hand, from Latin dexter, right; see deks- in Indo-European roots.]

destrier

(ˈdɛstrɪə)
n
(Military) an archaic word for warhorse1
[C13: from Old French, from destre right hand, from Latin dextra; from the fact that a squire led a knight's horse with his right hand]

des•tri•er

(ˈdɛs tri ər, dɛˈstrɪər)

n. Archaic.
war-horse.
[1250–1300; Middle English destrer < Anglo-French; Old French destrier, literally, (horse) led at the right hand]
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