HyperDic: egis

English > 1 sense of the word egis:
NOUNartifactegis, breastplate, aegisarmor plate that protects the chest
English > egis: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
Meaningarmor plate that protects the chest; the front part of a cuirass.
Synonymsbreastplate, aegis
Part ofbody armor, body armour, suit of armor, suit of armour, coat of mail, cataphractarmor that protects the wearer's whole body
NarrowerplastronA metal breastplate that was worn under a coat of mail
Broaderarmor plate, armour plate, armor plating, plate armor, plate armourspecially hardened steel plate used to protect fortifications or vehicles from enemy fire
Spanishégida, patrocinio, pechera, peto, plastrón
Catalanpeto, plastró

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