rondache

noun

ron·​dache
(ˈ)rän¦dash
plural -s
: a small round shield carried by a foot soldier

Word History

Etymology

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rondache. Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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