By forming the testudo," ie a warlike engine, or fence made of boards, covered over with raw hides, under which, as a penthouse, the besiegers of a town got up close to the walls. Those who wish for farther information respecting shields, may compare...
Latin Synonyms with Their Different Significations and Examples Taken from ... - Sida 643
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