[ad_1] noun, plural ar·ri·ère-bans [ar-ee-er-banz; French a ryerbahn] /ˈær iˌɛrˈbænz; French a ryɛrˈbɑ̃/.
  1. a group of vassals who owed military service, especially to French kings.
  2. the summoning by a medieval ruler of all vassals and free men for military service.


  1. (in medieval France) a summons to the king’s vassals to do military service
  2. the vassals so assembled for military service

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