targe

noun
\ ˈtärj How to pronounce targe (audio) \

Definition of targe

: a light shield used especially by the Scots

First Known Use of targe

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for targe

Middle English, from Anglo-French

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“Targe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/targe. Accessed 11 Apr. 2021.

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