- Latin term for a horse used for harrowing fields; also for the man who guided the horses, the ploughman.
Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases. Christopher Coredon with Ann Williams.
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Herce — Herse Term used by Froissart when referring to a particular formation of English archers on the battlefield, e.g. at Crecy (1346). The phrase he used is a maniere d une herce = like a herce. Unfortunately there is no evidence for just what that… … Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases