Definition of Pavesade. Meaning of Pavesade. Synonyms of Pavesade

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Definition of Pavesade

Pavesade
Pavesade Pav`e*sade", n. [F. See Pavise.] A canvas screen, formerly sometimes extended along the side of a vessel in a naval engagement, to conceal from the enemy the operations on board.

Meaning of Pavesade from wikipedia

- today but many were present in the period. A related term, pavisade or pavesade, refers to a decorative row of shields or a band of canvas hung around...
- enemy vessel and engaged in hand-to-hand combat. Byzantine dromons had pavesades, racks along the railings, on which marines could hang their shields,...
- although secondary siphons could also be carried amidships on either side. A pavesade (kastellōma), on which marines could hang their shields, ran around the...
- although secondary siphons could also be carried amidships on either side. A pavesade (kastellōma), on which marines could hang their shields, ran around the...
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