- A medieval shield large enough to safeguard the whole human anatomy.
- a sizable guard carried right in front to safeguard the whole body of the soldier.
- a big hefty oblong guard within the whole body, carried by a pavisor, whom often also screened an archer along with it. It was initially carried but occasionally put up in permanent place.
- (Middle Ages) a sizable heavy oblong shield safeguarding the whole body; originally held but sometimes establish in permanent position
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