plural -s
: a small round shield carried by a foot soldier

Word History


French, from Middle French rudache, rondache

First Known Use

1591, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rondache was in 1591

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“Rondache.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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