Definition of Pavesse. Meaning of Pavesse. Synonyms of Pavesse

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Definition of Pavesse

Pavise Pa*vise, n. [OF. pavaix, F. pavois; cf. It. pavese, LL. pavense; perh. named from Pavia in Italy.] (Mil. Antiq.) A large shield covering the whole body, carried by a pavisor, who sometimes screened also an archer with it. [Written also pavais, pavese, and pavesse.] --Fairholt.
Pavese Pa*vese", Pavesse Pa*vesse", n. Pavise. [Obs.]

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