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 Esclandre.Escula’pios (Latin, Esculapius). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Escu’age (3 syl.)
 
means “shield service,” and is applied to that obligation which bound a vassal to follow his lord to war at his own private charge. (French, escu, écu, a shield.)   1
 


 Esclandre.Escula’pios (Latin, Esculapius). 

 
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