wappenshaw(redirected from Wappenschaw)
(Military) (formerly) a muster of men in a particular area in Scotland to show that they were properly armed
[C16: from Northern English wapen, from Old Norse vápn weapon + schaw show]
wap•pen•shaw(ˈwɒp ənˌʃɔ, ˈwæp-)
a periodic review of troops formerly held in Scotland to satisfy military chiefs that their men were loyal and properly armed.