Guige
Gige Gige (g[i^]j or g[=e]j), Guige Guige, n. [OF. guide, guiche.] (Anc. Armor) The leather strap by which the shield of a knight was slung across the shoulder, or across the neck and shoulder. --Meyrick (Ancient Armor). [1913 Webster]

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  • Guige — (g[i^]j or g[=e]j), n. [Obs.] See {Gige}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Guige — A guige is a long strap, typically made of leather, used to hang a shield on the shoulder or neck. This technique was primarily done when the shield was not in use. Nevertheless, soldiers also wore the strap in this fashion in combat: it allowed… …   Wikipedia

  • guige — /geej, geezh/, n. Armor. a shoulder strap attached to the inner side of a shield. [1350 1400; ME gige < OF guige extra strap for shield] * * * …   Universalium

  • guige — ˈgēj, ˈgēzh noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English gige, from Middle French guige, guiche, from Old French : an extra leather strap by which the shield of a knight was slung …   Useful english dictionary

  • guige — noun A strap attached to a shield, used to hang the shield over the shoulder or from the neck …   Wiktionary

  • Guige — Strap attached to a shield allowing it to be carried over the shoulder. Cf. Enarmes …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • guige — (entrée créée par le supplément) (ghi j ) s. f. Voy. guiche au Supplément …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Guige — The strap which slings a shield from the shoulders or neck …   Medieval glossary

  • aguicher — [ agiʃe ] v. tr. <conjug. : 1> • 1881; arg., « exciter contre, agacer » 1842; de guiche;cf. région. agucher « aiguiser, exciter » ♦ Exciter, attirer par des agaceries, des manières provocantes. ⇒ allumer. ● aguicher verbe transitif (ancien… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Muscat de Beaumes-de-Venise (VDN) —  Pour l’article homonyme, voir Muscat de Beaumes de Venise (cépage).  Côtes du Rhône méridionales …   Wikipédia en Français

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