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Correct spelling: egis

What is the definition of egis?

  1. A shield or defensive armor, as the mantle of Minerva, bearing the Gorgon's head; any protecting influence or power.

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What are the usage examples for egis?

  1. Either because I knew his tastes, or to satisfy all my guests that I wished to make them happy, I was not sparing in truffles, and they appeared under the egis of young turkeys most carefully stuffed. – The Physiology of Taste by Brillat Savarin
  2. The thunder burst again- a short, abrupt peal, as if the egis had fallen from the weakened hand of the thunderer. – Best Russian Short Stories by Various
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