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targe

 (tärj)
n. Archaic
A light shield or buckler.

[Middle English, from Old French; see target.]

targe

(tɑːdʒ)
n
(Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) an archaic word for shield
[C13: from Old French, of Germanic origin; related to Old High German zarga rim, frame, Old Norse targa shield]

targe

(tɑrdʒ)

n.
a small, round shield.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Old French < Old Norse targa round shield, c. Old High German zarga rim, ring]
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* A blank: an old French coin; six blanks were worth two sous and a half; targe, an ancient coin of Burgundy, a farthing.
3) And grant that Ares whose hot breath I feel, Though without targe or steel He stalks, whose voice is as the battle shout, May turn in sudden rout, To the unharbored Thracian waters sped, Or Amphitrite's bed.
The Jester wore his usual fantastic habit, but late accidents had led him to adopt a good cutting falchion, instead of his wooden sword, with a targe to match it; of both which weapons he had, notwithstanding his profession, shown himself a skilful master during the storming of Torquilstone.
So counsel'd hee, and both together went Into the thickest Wood, there soon they chose The Figtree, not that kind for Fruit renown'd, But such as at this day to INDIANS known In MALABAR or DECAN spreds her Armes Braunching so broad and long, that in the ground The bended Twigs take root, and Daughters grow About the Mother Tree, a Pillard shade High overarch't, and echoing Walks between; There oft the INDIAN Herdsman shunning heate Shelters in coole, and tends his pasturing Herds At Loopholes cut through thickest shade: Those Leaves They gatherd, broad as AMAZONIAN Targe, And with what skill they had, together sowd, To gird thir waste, vain Covering if to hide Thir guilt and dreaded shame; O how unlike To that first naked Glorie.
Tenders are invited for Special repair to bldg no t 154 c coy cook house of dogra scouts provn of floor tiling in bldng no t-292 offrs mess of 16 punjab patiala and provn of one pit for washing and repair to defence departmental vehicle of 631 surveillance and targe
This change from Krawzak's club also meant it would targe, and find its talented forward Zenaya Barnes far more often than it did in the opening period.
The latest agreement will see it support Aberdeen-based firm Targe Environmental Consulting, to develop cost-saving decommissioning materials management software.
The centre's latest agreement will see it support Aberdeen-based Targe Environmental Consulting to develop costsaving decommissioning materials management software.
STIRLING Application under Section 42 OFTOWN & Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997 to modify Condition 14 of planning permission 15/00790/FUL in regards location of cycle parking provision at Riverside Quay, 1 Forthside Way FK8 1HZ for UK PBSA (Forthside Way Stirling) Ltd; Single storey extension to house at 10 Targe Wynd, Balquhidderock FK7 7XR for Mrs Louise Halliday.
They were separated into three experimental groups consisting of purebred Pakchong 5 (PP), Targe White x Tandrace pigs sired by Pakchong 5 boar (TWERP), and Targe White x Tandrace pigs sired by Duroc boar (TWTRD).
The glottal stop, as in "wha" for 'what", "sta-in" for "starting", "the bes par was the li on the warer as we go there" for the "best part was the light on the water as we got there", "Lill" for "little", "tha" for "that", "wriin" for "writing", "righ" for "right", "Brian" for "Britain", "marke" for "market", "targe" for "target" "throughou" for "throughout" and indeed almost any word ending in a "t" will find this letter dropped these days.