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pav·is

also pav·isse  (păv′ĭs)
n.
A medieval shield large enough to protect the whole body.

[Middle English, from Old French pavais, from Old Italian pavese, from Pavia.]

pavis

(ˈpævɪs) or

pavise

n
(Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) a large square shield, developed in the 15th century, at first portable but later heavy and set up in a permanent position
[C14: from Old French pavais, from Italian pavese of Pavia, Italian city where these shields were originally made]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pavis - (Middle Ages) a large heavy oblong shield protecting the whole bodypavis - (Middle Ages) a large heavy oblong shield protecting the whole body; originally carried but sometimes set up in permanent position
buckler, shield - armor carried on the arm to intercept blows
Dark Ages, Middle Ages - the period of history between classical antiquity and the Italian Renaissance
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