Archaic term for target (sense 2) of the noun).
More example sentences
- Their blood up, the Jacobites, most of them armed with small round shields, known as targes, and double-edged broadswords, hurtled down the slope.
- As the claymores, targes and antique pistols on the walls of Seaforth Cottage also testify, domicile north of the Great Glen can also engender a degree of swashbuckling.
- Some targes had center bosses of brass, and a few of these could accept a long steel spike which screwed into a small ‘puddle’ of lead which was fixed to the wood, under the boss.
Old English targa, targe, of Germanic origin; reinforced in Middle English by Old French targe.
Definition of targe in:
- The US English dictionary