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egis (plural egises)

  1. (rare) Alternative spelling of aegis.
    • 1849, [Eliza Robbins], “Minerva”, in Elements of Mythology; or, Classical Fables of the Greeks and Romans: [], 11th improved edition, Philadelphia, Pa.: Published and for sale by Hogan & Thompson [], OCLC 10952348, page 57:
      In her right hand Minerva bore a beaming lance, and in her left a buckler, called the Egis. The Egis of Minerva had embossed upon it the head of Medusa.