pavise definition

  • noun:
    • A shield of large size, four to five feet long and wide enough to cover the entire person, utilized particularly in sieges. When you look at the quote the term is employed of a broad-brimmed cap.
    • identical to pavesade.
    • (old) a large hefty oblong guard safeguarding the entire human anatomy; initially held but occasionally setup in permanent place
  • others:
    • to offer with big shields.

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