Origin of targe
Examples from the Web for targe
In form this targe seems to be a burlesque parody of the figure of a Mycenaean shield.Homer and His Age|Andrew Lang
It has always belonged to the Mackhais ever since they conquered the Mackalps, and took it with claymore and targe.Three Boys|George Manville Fenn
The other, where there is a second, stands a little in the rear, and guards the archer's head with a round shield or targe.
He spake, and hurled at Neoptolemus with nerveless arm a spear that scarce had force to pierce the outmost fold of the targe.Half a Hundred Hero Tales|Various
Tacitus relates how the Highlanders at that period made sacrifices before going to battle, and fought with broadsword and targe.Gairloch In North-West Ross-Shire|John H. Dixon, F.S.A. Scot