targe(redirected from targes)
A light shield or buckler.
[Middle English, from Old French; see target.]
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(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]
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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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