targe (n.)
shield
AC II.vi.39.1[Pompey to Triumvirs, of their offer] To part with unhacked edges and bear back / Our targes undinted
Cym V.v.5[Cymbeline to all, of the soldier] whose naked breast / Stepped before targes of proof
LLL V.ii.549[Costard as Pompey to audience] That oft in field, with targe and shield, did make my foe to sweat
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