egis

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aegis or sometimes (US) egis (ˈiːdʒɪs)
 
n
1.  sponsorship or protection; auspices (esp in the phrase under the aegis of)
2.  Greek myth the shield of Zeus, often represented in art as a goatskin
 
[C18: from Latin, from Greek aigis shield of Zeus, perhaps related to aig-, stem of aix goat]
 
egis or sometimes (US) egis
 
n
 
[C18: from Latin, from Greek aigis shield of Zeus, perhaps related to aig-, stem of aix goat]

egis (ˈiːdʒɪs)
 
n
a rare spelling of aegis

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