Definition of aegis:
protective cover, sponsorship, ammunition, cover, help, shield, wall, safeguard, protection, security, auspice, guard, trade protection, protective covering, armor, ward, tribute, breastplate, egis, backing, auspices, screen, patronage, buckler, shelter, patronization.
- "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
- "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.
Under the mighty aegis of the woman who bears and rears offspring and in other directions labours greatly and actively for her race, creeps in gradually and unnoticed the woman who does none of these things.- "Woman and Labour", Olive Schreiner.