shoulder guard

shoulder guard

[′shōl·dər ′gärd]
(ordnance)
Any shield over the firing mechanism of a gun designed to protect the gunner from contact; particularly, such a shield on cannon mounted in tanks and in other cramped quarters.
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Generally the police form a shoulder to shoulder guard of honour to the supporters transport.
To create the shoulder guard, apply a thin layer of rubber cement to each shoulder guard wrong side.
Mark the saddle stitching placement along the shoulder guard penmeter per the previous instructions.
Using a leather hole punch, punch two sets of small holes in the shoulder guard according to the pattern markings.
Bader has also produced a shoulder guard made with TPE and 25% leather.
Minerva's shoulder guard in the shape of a lion's head may also be found on the shoulder of the soldier next to the slave in the Mount Stuart picture, as well as in a picture attributed to Bordon in the Andrea Vendramin collection (Fig.
A miniature of Francois I portrayed as a god by Niccolo dell'Abbate and dated to the mid 1540s shows the monarch simultaneously as Mars, Minerva, Diana, Mercury and Cupid, wearing a shoulder guard comparable to that of Minerva in Perseus armed by Mercury and Minerva.
The lion shoulder guard appears in a number of Giulio's works, including the modello for the tapestry cartoon of The triumph of Scipio VH (Musee du Louvre, Paris), intended for Francois I via Primaticcio after 1531, and the modello of the Resurrection for the lost Capella del Crocifisso, dated 1537-40, from which Bordon also drew inspiration for his later Resurrection (Museo Civico, Treviso).
12), and the vanquished gladiator with his face squashed into the ground sports a lion's head shoulder guard.
The loader hangs his helmet on the shoulder guard at his station.
A discovery of Roman armour in Carlisle might turn out to be one of the most significant findings from the Roman period, with archaeologists particularly excited by a unique scaled shoulder guard.
She wore a ragged tulle skirt, black cotton sports bra, a tarnished crown and a waist length necklace that doubled as body armour with sharp points, chains and shoulder guards.