The scuta and terga are much more elongated, a scutum being here 35/1000ths of an inch in length.
scutum: the second dorsal sclerite of the meso- and meta-thorax.
And as four virgates went usually to each hide, so each virgate should contribute 116 of a scutum.
Among the several constellations one notes certain modern names such as “scutum Subiescianum.”
Finally, the whole valve, in proportion to the scutum, is rather broader.
Page 51: scutum, S, being left articulated to the tergum, T.
Seen vertically from above, each shows a deep fold, which receives the lower part of the tergal margin of the scutum.
There is an entry, 'One hide gives scutage for a fourth part of one scutum.'
(e, e.) A transparent layer of chitine, which forms a border to the occludent margin of the scutum of the hermaphrodite.
From ecu you have ecuyer;—from scutum scutiger, both passing into our English squire.