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

  • guīgé — [ref dict= Universal (Ch Ru) ]规格[/ref] …   Chinese phonetic list

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

  • 规格 — guīgé (1) [specifications; standards; norms] (2) 工厂对产品和使用原料所规定的型式和标准 他们试炼的六炉钢, 质量完全合乎规格 (3) 泛指规定的标准、 要求或条件 这次接待外宾按什么规格? …   Advanced Chinese dictionary

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